The dating scene
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Back in the Victorian Era a man couldn’t just saunter up to a pretty lady who got his heart racing.
A few centuries later, I guess we’d call that happy hour.
It’s safe to say that the delicate dance of attraction is very much intact.
But the strategies and means to get there are far more expansive.
Matchmakers have picked up where Yenta in “Fiddler on the Roof” left off.
There are not only online dating services for subsets like vegetarians and interracial romance lovers; there are self-appointed experts who will help singletons write their profiles on these sites with all the gusto of a Fortune 500 company drafting a killer mission statement.
Everyone seems to have or want a hand in the business of love.
So, as an unattached young woman in the Washington region, it begged the question: How are they doing?To better understand the search for “The One,” I spent the summer on the prowl, trying out online and speed dating, and utilizing a professional wingman.With and e Harmony commercials dominating TV land, I knew any study of dating had to begin on my computer.First, though, I had to confront my bias against online dating.Even though my friends insist it’s gone mainstream with decidedly “unpathetic” devotees, the voice in my head said otherwise.A brief stint on JDate—specifically a date with a short man who asked me to remove my heels so he could be more secure—soured me.