Dating differences in twenties
Times are a changing and many of us now have a whole decade of singlehood dotted with relationships here and there to navigate before tying the knot.
Even if a guy isn't using a futon as the bearer of that bad news, it's still a sign he's probably not ready to be the type of grownup who creates a nice home for himself.
There are some people who are important to date even if you never end up together.
They teach you things like what kind of behavior you refuse to stand for, what kind of person you'd ideally like to end up with, and that oral sex is either something you could live without or something that truly makes life worth living. But if he's a human, he's probably just looking for some late night lovin' and leavin'.
Sometime between my parents’ generation and my own, our twenties became the time to “find yourself.” To spare ourselves the pangs of waking up one day in an unfulfilling marriage or career, we gifted ourselves a decade of low-pressure dating to figure things out.
New rules for dating during one’s twenties—the details of which no one seems to know—have developed to protect this time of exploration.