Using his own anecdotal evidence, Albright maintains that the growing number of never-marrieds is a Yuppie phenomenon and a sign of the times.
Like the characters on “Seinfeld,” he and his single friends have been busy at work and at play.
I realized I could skip one and not be afraid that I would miss somebody,” Albright says.
“It is just not as important to me now to have something to do on Saturday night,” Crosskno says.
Mystery Dating A FEW YEARS AGO, TIRED OF BEING FIXED UP AND OF GOING OUT WITH her girlfriends, a 35-plus North Dallas professional we’ll call Stephanie tried one of those video dating services.
After making her video and dating profile, the dating service found her a match with a fellow we’ll call Todd, who suggested they meet for dinner at an area Chick-Fil-A.
” Relationships are a journey without a destination.
If you are focused on an end point, whether that’s marriage or a commitment or children, that becomes all-consuming.
IT HAPPENS AROUND AGE 40, GIVE or take a few years.
You walk into a club where you used to go on dates or looking for dates, where you used to feel comfortable flirting or dancing or having a cocktail, and, suddenly, you see the obvious-you could have given birth to these kids. If you’ve never been married, or if you’re divorced and single again, there is a dating life after Nostromo, the 8.0, and Studebaker’s-and it’s not at Arthur’s.
But by the mid-’80s, dating attitudes began to change.