Aziz explains in the introduction that he’s never had interest in writing a humor book because he “thought stand-up was the best medium for [him].” Instead, he developed an obsession with the modern dating landscape and decided to write a book about that, collaborating with a sociologist Eric Klinenberg to conduct an enormous amount of research on dating and relationships.
There is however an exception to this rule: If the girl invites you out (especially if she takes you someplace way out of your price range) you’re fine simply offering to split the bill.
Want to know all about dating these days, plus occasional, weird Photoshopped graphics? Aziz doesn’t position this as an advice book, either, but there’s no avoiding a certain degree of prescriptivism when it comes to analyzing what does and doesn’t work in the dating sphere.
He points out that research suggests having lengthy online interactions prior to meeting up isn’t helpful, and can waste your time and emotional energy -- that seems to be true, and the underlying message is, well, don’t do that.
In the case for humans, it is more than just showing off the tail feathers or assert one’s strength. Read More » Modern technology may seem to have gotten people more isolated.
The more we text, tweet, chat, and post status updates, the more we seem to have difficulty to personally interact with one another.