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The New Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partnerís #Content
Daily Beast ^ | February 2, 2018 | Taylor Lorenz

Posted on 02/02/2018 6:48:34 AM PST by C19fan

Declaring your relationship on Facebook used to be enough to solidify your online bond with a partner.

Not anymore.

Now, couples are forced to navigate the murky waters of Twitter faves, Snapchat streaks, twinstagramming, subgramming, going Instagram official, and more.

While it’s long been expected that good romantic partners will dutifully like and comment on their other half’s best selfies, it’s no longer enough to simply throw digital hearts on your partner’s Instagram posts. You must also Story Watch.

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Society
KEYWORDS: dating; social
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Oh vey.
1 posted on 02/02/2018 6:48:34 AM PST by C19fan
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I thought of the advantages of just dating was a longer leash but not anymore.


2 posted on 02/02/2018 6:49:01 AM PST by C19fan
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“I thought of the advantages of just dating was a longer leash but not anymore”

Makes “just friends” a mighty appealing alternative.


3 posted on 02/02/2018 6:52:42 AM PST by LouieFisk
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To: C19fan

“While it’s long been expected that good romantic partners will dutifully like and comment on their other half’s best selfies, it’s no longer enough to simply throw digital hearts on your partner’s Instagram posts. You must also Story Watch”

Long been expected by WHO!? More and more I think most social media is a scourge. GET A LIFE PEOPLE! A real one not a virtual one........sorry for yelling, this mentality is ridiculous.


4 posted on 02/02/2018 6:55:01 AM PST by V_TWIN (oks like)
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To: C19fan

Add this to endless vulnerability to sexual misconduct charges and there is a growing technological altrnative: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5343555/Call-baby-Talking-sex-dolls-void-China.html


5 posted on 02/02/2018 6:56:46 AM PST by Truth29
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NO.


6 posted on 02/02/2018 6:57:40 AM PST by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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To: C19fan

My wife is a serial Facebook poster. I don’t even “follow” her posts anymore. She doesn’t like that.


7 posted on 02/02/2018 6:58:38 AM PST by GSWarrior
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Those Japanese robots are going to be selling faster and faster.


8 posted on 02/02/2018 7:02:01 AM PST by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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To: C19fan
Title should read:

The New Weak-Male Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partner’s #Content
9 posted on 02/02/2018 7:16:08 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: C19fan

so grateful I came of age before this nonsense, but have to say, even my kids in their 20’s are not this crazed. This should be a red flag to any man while dating.


10 posted on 02/02/2018 7:17:05 AM PST by Katya
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Headed off to Facebook to see if one or two friends hit the Like button on my daily posts. My own relatives rarely do, even though I ‘Like’ all their posts. I only do this to let them know I’m still living.


11 posted on 02/02/2018 7:17:48 AM PST by Ciexyz (I'm conservative & traditionalist, a nationalist and patriot.)
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To: C19fan

When I was growing up, if I asked a girl to consume my content I would have likely gotten slapped....


12 posted on 02/02/2018 7:19:08 AM PST by apillar
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Cha ching!!!


13 posted on 02/02/2018 7:20:15 AM PST by C19fan
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Daily?

Forget that. People are lucky if they get one a week from me. Meanwhile, my sister posts all day long, usually about dead people. She even posts videos of her commute


14 posted on 02/02/2018 7:21:36 AM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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To: Katya

As the father of 20 twenty something daughters, I can tell you they make short work of headcase guys. There are a lot of them out there.

They expect to be treated well, and they want their men to work. They are not as focused on “jobs/careers” as I was at their age. But they are focused on marrying men who can be good fathers and good “citizens.”

There are a ton of momma’s boys out there. It was fun to watch them get kicked to the curb.


15 posted on 02/02/2018 7:23:13 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Burn. It. Down.)
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Make that 2 twenty somethings. I cannot imagine being in charge of 20 anythings...


16 posted on 02/02/2018 7:23:54 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Burn. It. Down.)
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“They expect to be treated well, and they want their men to work. They are not as focused on “jobs/careers” as I was at their age. But they are focused on marrying men who can be good fathers and good “citizens.””

So your daughters are looking for good beta providers?

I hope they learn to love the smell of cat litter, because guys aren’t in search of basically entitled “princesses” anymore that cant bring anything to the table other than “looks” and a fistful of demands.


17 posted on 02/02/2018 7:29:30 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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One is married to an artist that makes $6,000 a week.(I don’t get it either...but he does.) The other is married to a state trooper AND Captain in the army, currently deployed.

Ahhh....they are not beta at all.

How did you get that impression? Because they don’t care about “money and career” as something that defines men? How about they care about men who are passionate about what they do and have basic survival skills to live after they’ve been laid off or downsized.

If that is a beta, than I wonder what an Alpha is? I will enjoy sending that information to my Airborne/Deployed Son in Law.


18 posted on 02/02/2018 7:39:34 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Burn. It. Down.)
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To: C19fan
What the #e!! are IG Stories?

I don't FaceBook, I'm not on Instagram or any other social media (except for FR). I don't twitter or tweet or make any other bird noises. I have no footprint on the internet except for FR, email, and purchases.

19 posted on 02/02/2018 7:40:19 AM PST by BlueLancer (Black Rifle Coffee - Freedom, guns, tits, bacon, and booze!)
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As the father of 20 twenty something daughters...

Make that 2 twenty somethings. I cannot imagine being in charge of 20 anythings...

I was going to say that you and momma must have been very busy during those cold Vermont winters ....

20 posted on 02/02/2018 7:42:24 AM PST by BlueLancer (Black Rifle Coffee - Freedom, guns, tits, bacon, and booze!)
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