online-dating-shutter-stock-dating-app-tinder-hinge- Instead, I order a tall hot tea, so that I won't feel guilty if the stranger with me offers to pay.
Which, again, makes things very awkward. Now, well, now we avoid that awkwardness and excitement altogether and substitute it with a more comfortable awkwardness. Boy, would it be awkward if that person didn't.
Dating used to involve two individuals who were sharing something that the rest of the world would never have access to, and it was special because the moments were private.
But the fact that everything needs to be tweeted, updated, shared and put under the scrutiny of the rest of the world means that private moments are no longer private.