Dating in the past
In this modern day and age people can no longer say, "we are dating," as casually as they used to.Dating in society is not as easy as it was back then.To older readers, the scenario above may have at least a vague, distant familiarity.But to younger readers, it may be utterly foreign, antiquated and unrealistic—like viewing a scene from an old black-and-white film in a world accustomed to the rapid-fire images of a high-definition action movie.
Dating is now a thing of the past and hooking up is the present.
They have to have more than one at all times just in case one of them gets tiring or some silly reason.
However the other party can not get mad that this is happening because you guys "are not dating" or "are not exclusive." The world in which we now live has so many unwritten and unspoken rules when it comes to relationships it is very hard to keep up.
Instead, in the 21st century, technology is the way to date.
Ask any 20-something and he or she has probably signed up for any number of smartphone apps or online dating sites.
In the context of dating, it removes much of the need for charm; it’s more like dropping a line in the water and hoping for a nibble.”The article further states: “Online dating services, which have gained mainstream acceptance, reinforce the hyper-casual approach by greatly expanding the number of potential dates.