A Strange New World

Am I the only loser out there?

girl in doorway

I’m just going to say it, dating scares the shit out of me.

After being with one person for 13 years, (the majority of my formidable young adult years)

emerging into this world of being single and learning how to date is a culture shock to me.

I was last single when cell phones were just coming out and it was “fancy” if your little screensaver was in color.

Texting wasn’t invented yet.

Facebook wasn’t even a twinkle in Mark Zuckerberg’s eyes.

Dating websites were for old, lonely people who didn’t know how to socialize in person.

Flash forward to now.

Ten year old children have fancier phones than I do.

Getting an actual phone call from someone is like “WTF, who died?”

Everyone and their grandmother has a fucking Facebook page.

Literally.

Grandmothers have Facebook pages.

Look it up.

Using a dating website is now a norm, with people “too…

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