Gen x and online dating
Boomers believe more in natural selection, on the hunt for the mate whose attributes can provide the most desirable relationship for them.
Gen's X and Y are more "democratic" more accepting of uniqueness and eccentricies, even more spiritual in their selection of a mate.
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When it comes to dating and romance, boomers think with their head more, and Gen's X and Y think with their heart and their hormones.
I know the sexual revolution and the rise in casual dating occured in the 1960s, so I'm wondering what progressions there have been since then.
It seems this generation is still the loosest in history, though.
From observing my students: My benchmark is that I'm 56. Interesting points, but don't forget about the Hippies - they were a radical departure from the norm.When you talk about uniqueness, eccentricity and spirituality you can't go much further back than the 60's to find blazing examples of those in our population.Whether it’s where I’m eating, where I’m traveling or, God forbid, something I’m buying, like a lot of people in my generation—those in their 20s and 30s—I feel compelled to do a ton of research to make sure I’m getting every option and then making the best choice.If this mentality pervades our decisionmaking in so many realms, is it also affecting how we choose a romantic partner?