Jokes about speed dating
For example, in 1850, it was not considered good manners to make or tell jokes to someone you wanted a relationship with.
Modern speed daters use jokes and comedy in general as a tool for getting to know their date.
AS A PSYCHOLOGIST, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.
Even up until recent history, dating was undertaken with the specific aim of finding one person to settle down with and raise a family.
They make split-second decisions on matters of the heart, creating a pool of information on one of the more ineffable yet vital questions of our time—how we select our mates.