People of all ages, with their twerking, dating apps, and not-even-trying-to-hide-it adultery, have me asking myself the question: Am I a prude?
A tale of iguanas, E-A-G-L-E-S chants, and one really big glass of panic pinot grigio. But I relaxed a little when he finally walked through the door of Johnny Brenda’s. Um, okay, sure.” Even I knew this wasn’t the way first dates were supposed to progress. I excused myself for a minute, ordered a very large glass of wine from the back bar, and headed to the bathroom.Our poll published last week found that half (53%) of never-married Americans would like to eventually tie the knot.And among never-married women interested in marriage, 78% said that it is “very important” to them that a potential spouse has a steady job (only 46% of never-married men said the same).These meetings by the glow of dashboard lights present an unfamiliar social arena, said sociologist Elijah Anderson, who analyzed how Center City’s urban spaces shape civility, or the lack of it, in his book .They can be refreshingly egalitarian, mixing people who might otherwise never interact.