Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single lady’s home in the early evening, steps out of his car, and approaches her front door.
The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. As she steps outside, he offers an umbrella to shield her from rain showers, walks with her to the passenger side of the car, and opens the door for her. The pair takes a scenic route to a special destination: a reserved table at an elegant restaurant.
“I go on dates with him before I go out with ‘A team,’ literally as a practice round.” Cushioning is the most recent term young people have come up with to articulate petty dating practices instead of communicating like rational adults.
Previous trends have included “ghosting,” where people gradually stop responding to messages and then disappear on their romantic interests, and “breadcrumbing,” where singles continue to leave traces of hope for dating prospects that they’re not actually that interested in.
Accompanying her to her door, he thanks her with a warm smile and departs.
This may be repeated on a regular basis, and could eventually lead to courtship and marriage as the two get to know one another through hours of conversation, spread over months.
e Harmony singles in Swift Current, SK are ready for something deeper and they're committed to finding it.
They approach dating in a thoughtful way, focusing on quality, not quantity. That's the refreshing essence of Swift Current and there's a lot of love in the air.
They want something more meaningful in a relationship.Conversation flows naturally for a couple hours, with each beginning to learn about the background and interests of the other.