You’d think that with experience, dating would get easier. The truth is we “date” more often, but the dating we do isn’t really dating. Because as the world we live in becomes faster, more efficient and more technologically advanced, dating has taken a turn for the worse and has gotten far more awkward.Cell phones are entirely defeating the purpose of dating.We now only feel anxious about whether or not the person we're trying to hook up with knows what “Netflix and Chill” actually means. 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.
Fast forward 4 years and a few thousand articles Jody has fulfilled her dream of being published in print.Jody Allen Founder/Chief Content Editor Jody is the founder and essence of Stay at Home Mum.An insatiable appetite for reading from a very young age had Jody harbouring dreams of being a published author since primary school.Trying to prove to yourself that you’re better than everyone else by whatever means necessary may not be a part of human nature, but it certainly is a part of human culture. Most of the world does what they do, wears what they wear and pursues what and whom they pursue because they believe it will increase their value in the eyes of their neighbors.People don’t so much care about finding the right person, about finding someone who they can happily spend their lives with, but rather about finding someone who would fool the rest of the world into thinking they are living happy, wealthy and exciting lives. You are the reason that dating is way too f*cking awkward these days.There are a million variables you could point your finger at, but at the end of the day, it’s you who’s making dating so awkward.