by Panty Parade / Off Go the Panties
I love technology. I really do. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t leave a little baggage of its own when it comes to falling in love. Here are ten different ways new technologies have gotten in the way of good old fashioned dating:
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I cannot tell you the last time a guy actually picked up the phone and dialed my number so that he could talk to me. Two years ago? Three? Now that men can send a little message in some weird, shorthand language, they have embraced the technology to such a degree that I often know what their penis looks like before I know what their voice sounds like. And that’s the cart before the horse even in my book.
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2. Online Winks, Favorites, and Other Gimmicks
Online dating makes it so easy to meet / single out / stalk / peruse a shitload of people that we sometimes forget that they have features within those sites that make it almost too easy. I understand the desire for men to send out feelers before they “waste” time emailing me, but a wink doesn’t illicit any kind of response from me (or any other women I know), so it’s really more of a waste of time seeing that you get nothing for that very small-barely-anything-at-all effort. Right?