Which is better than them knowing the truth -- that by the laws of every state in the union, their uncle is only statutorily empowered to play with their Tonka trucks.Take everyone but me out of the equation, and not having a licence is still a gut punch to the soul.
As online dating surges in popularity, few millennials have the time, money, or desire to sit with a stranger over a long meal.
Only 7 in 10,000 messages in a recent Ok Cupid IAC survey suggested “grabbing some dinner” and a somewhat less scientific survey this reporter conducted of several dozen actively dating 20-somethings found that dinner has become a highly taboo first date.
Moody’s Investors Service recently slashed its operating-profit growth forecast for the restaurant sector.
“For beginning dates, I prefer a cocktail someplace nice, with the option of it turning into dinner if we are feeling it.” Online dating has been instrumental in this shift toward more casual outings like coffee or drinks, said April Masini, a relationship and etiquette expert.
Location-based apps like Tinder and gay dating app Grindr have made the number of potential partners endless and the prospect of buying dinner for all of them impossible.