The three vs of dating
While traditional acts of courtesy like helping a woman put on her coat or pulling out a chair for her are now mostly seen as outdated, women hoped gestures of ‘modern chivalry’ would have replaced them.
If you are the one doing the convincing, you do not create the space to see if HE will step forward and pursue YOU. Your “resistance” will also inspire him to want to pursue you, rather than resist progress in your relationship.
But 73 per cent of single women polled are being left bitterly disappointed and said their dating experiences have made them fear chivalry is dead.
Two thirds – 65 per cent – complained of being ‘ghosted’ by a love interest, which is when they suddenly cut off all communication with no warning.
All it takes is for you to download an app on your smartphone and connect via your Facebook account to start your hand-held quest for romance. I think getting to chat first is a great asset if you’re shy about making the first move in real life.
In Singapore, there are more than 10 apps that are in the business of love, including home-grown companies such as Paktor and Lunch Click, which have local user figures that range in the high six figures. MR LEONARD WHANG, who uses dating apps such as Tinder and Paktor It is no wonder that young men such as Mr Oh have become converts.