At the beginning of the 20th century, a shift took place and chaperoned, arranged courting was replaced by independent dating.
You’ll have days where you don’t give a eff, but you’ll also have days where you care. When you’re 26 and half of your friends are engaged and you break up with someone, you feel very hopeless and alone. I guess “ladies” aren’t supposed to talk about their age, but I’ll just admit it: I’m in my 20s and I don’t care if you know (seriously, who cares? Anyway, considering I’m in my 20s, I am experienced in the art form that is dating in your 20s.Although I’ve been in a serious relationship for the last five years (this is where I date myself), I did go through close to four long, hard years of dating as a 20-something.I couldn’t bear the thought of being the only single sitting at a table full of couples, and so… You get invited to a lot of things like that in your 20s – weddings, engagement parties, family stuff, etc. Pictures, sickingenly sweet statuses, #relationshipgoals all over the place. When I was in college, I relied on my friends for advice every moment of the day.
– and if you’re single, you dread having to find someone to bring along with you. I know a lot of people who say that saying you’re scared of commitment is just an excuse for “I don’t like you enough to commit to you.” In many cases, this is true. But as you get older, you realize it’s totally overrated. Second, making things Facebook official automatically makes this more complicated. I didn’t send a text to a crush without asking them about it first. I know I sound like your boring grandma, but I promise you’ll get through this… Which one of these things do you disagree with about dating in your 20s?
The development of the movie theater, the radio and nightclubs changed popular culture forever -- and created new and exciting things to do.