Dating in 2018 has been a labyrinth of unspoken intentions & misconceptions.
I thought, in this age of 'love is love’, we'd be more transparent with each other -- you know out of respect.
Dating in 2018 has become a pass time rather than a stepping stone to legacy building. I thought careful selection and time worth spent were reserved for the best candidates.
Dating in 2018 has become mentally and emotionally exhausting. I thought being around someone you care for can leave you rejuvenated, not drained from mulling over exes.
Dating in 2018 brings on a new meaning to 'expect the unexpected’. I thought something that is unexpected means you did something different as to not repeat the same mistakes over and over again and hope for forgiveness. You know like you expect to see your 'ex’ and expect to be intimate with your 'ex’ but the sudden pregnancy was oh so unexpected. I guess it really meant ex marks the spot.
Dating in 2018 is about blended time, patience & families. I thought blended means there will come a time that those with children will meet each other's children.
Dating in 2018 is having pride in your choice of independence and love. I thought this means you didn't have to date in secret from your normal life. You eventually incorporate your choice into your growth as a whole person.
Dating in 2018 is more than just escaping your past mistakes. I thought significant others spend time together to truly know one another without pretense, instead of running from the results of past poor decisions.
Dating is 2018 is actions speak louder than words. I thought juggling time between more than one candidate can be hard. Apparently most people date magicians.
Dating in 2018 is social media proof. I thought it doesn't really matter if you post your significant other on social media. All that matters is you act accordingly to your relationship status on and off social media.