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    This Is What Technology Has Done To Your Love Life

    Basically, the difference between you and your grandparents' dating scene comes down to a major game-changer.

    Then: asking your crush out.

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    Now:

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    Then: getting ready for a date.

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    Now:

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    Then: learning more about your date.

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    Then: your standards for the first date.

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    Then: the importance of good etiquette.

    Now:

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    Then: flirting.

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    Then: going out dancing.

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    Then: the sign of a successful first date...

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    Then: filling your friends in on how the night went.

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    Now:

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    Then: waiting for the person you're dating to contact you...

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    Then: The next 2nd, 3rd and 4th dates...

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    Then: when things don't work out.

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    Then: the feeling you get when it works out...

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    Some things never change.

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