Our generation is going to go down as the generation that killed romance.
Among other things.
But the death of chivalry and courtship will be our legacy.
And I blame one thing: Dating Apps.
Bumble. Tinder. The League. Hinge. Coffee Meets Bagel. OKCupid.
Online dating is a close to 2 billion dollar industry. As they say, there’s a sucker born every minute. And I’m ashamed to admit: I am one of those suckers.
Now, admittedly, I’ve never actually gone on a date from one of those apps. But I do have profiles on at least three of those aforementioned sites. But granted…it’s out of millennial obligation.
Since the emergence of the dating apps, I have come to notice something very depressing:
Men don’t know how to approach women anymore.
And sure, I guess I should be fair and not exclude women from that. But in my traditional mind, I’ve always been one to allow the man to approach first.
But seriously, since dating apps have become so insanely popular…men just don’t saddle up and strike up a conversation anymore.
Listen, we’re friends. I can be honest with you. I’m not a grotesque looking individual. I mean, I have all my teeth. I wear clothes that match. And if you catch me on a good day, my hair will even be washed and styled. . . .