So many people out there have come to the conclusion that modern dating sucks. I totally disagree. Sure, it's true that modern technology has caused some issues. You can know where your ex is 24/7, you can be blown off on about 30 different platforms, and your friends can give their input to a conversation with a potential date in real time. It's more than a little overwhelming, but this idea that we've all become over-sexed and under-loved is just nonsense. In fact, the folks at BloomThat, a flower delivery company, surveyed a random sample of 1,500 adults (ages 18+) across the country to find out if romance was really dead in the time of Tinder. (Hint: It's not.)
Not only that, but they got some real insight into what it's like to be dating in the modern age: How we feel about sex, being in a relationship, and classic romantic gestures like flowers. Because even though the technology has changed so much — and is still changing, faster than I can keep track of— what most people want hasn't really changed all that much. And the changes that are happening, like saying goodbye to old-fashioned dating rules and embracing our sexuality, don't sound that bad to me.
So here's what BloomThat learned, because even with all this tech, it's still can be tricky to DTR: