A class currently offered at Boston College assigns students to go on dates in order to get them to interact with other humans that they have feelings for. As we all know, young people these days are completely incapable of this because of Tinder and the hookup culture and hip-hop and cell phones and Socrates, the corrupter of the youth. Setting aside the fact that people of all generations are prone to spending too much time on their phones (example: my extremely non-Millennial dad), I doubt this generation invented social awkwardness. In fact, I know it didn't. While researching a paper once, I found a book from 1816 featuring the sentence: "They consider him as belonging to the awkward squad."
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Before you lose trust in me completely, here goes: The following are a few of my tips on how to go on a date with a woman. These alone will NOT suffice to turn you into a suave ladykiller overnight, but there will probably be at least one aspect of your next date that you won't screw up horribly.
Emily Lever is a French-American writer who wishes she led a life of adventure. You can follow her on Twitter here.