We’ve gone from dropping the hankie, to personals ads in newspapers to AOL to friendster to picking up people on Facebook and tinder. The dating pool that was once your hometown has spread across the globe. The history of dating has change dramatically in the last 30 years.
Currently, there are around 91 million people around the world online looking for something. Is it love? Is it a hookup? Is it a husband? The odds are certainly in your favor. There are 61 million men and 30 million women. That more than a 2:1 ratio. Not too shabby.
There are still people who don’t use dating apps, and I truly think you are missing out on what could potentially be lots of fun and possibly love. You can connect with people on the bus, in your pajamas, and walking down the dusty trail if you want.
It’s not all roses and fluffy bunnies though. There is cat fishing and a rise in STDs. So please go get yourself checked out, and when you get a new partner, have a mature conversation about it.
This awesome infographic will show you the history of dating through the years, it’s very informative, and beautiful to boot.