“What’s not funny, however, is the suggestion that anyone has a right to sex, tangential to a partner who desires to have it with them, particularly during a pandemic.”
“It’s dark times, but maybe if he stops thinking of women in terms of ‘butter faces,’ one of us females will finally agree to be his pen pal.”
“I’m surprised I need to say this, but you can’t compare dating in NYC to dating in Asheville. They’re Big Apples and Orange Peels.”
“Dating is hard in general. Dating during pandemic? Even harder. Dating during a pandemic in Asheville? Wut?”
“If you’re in a relationship, and one of you has an apartment downtown and one has a house in West Asheville, that sounds pretty perfect to me,” says Henry, who’s been divorced for over 20 years. Many others agree they’re seeking companionship over commitment from dating in midlife and beyond.
The overall approach to dating and relationships has changed wildly in the last century or so — and more recent advancements in technology and gender equality have only accelerated the shift. At the same time, smart phones didn’t invent the game. So how much has really changed in the quest for love?
On her blog, Husband Wanted, Mari Ainsworth puts out a cyber-call for a mate.