Online dating began
In 1941, a statistics based matchmaking service opened up in New Jersey.
For as long as humans have felt the need to mate, many have recognized that finding an appropriate mate can be difficult.In the 17’s if you had not managed to find a spouse by the age of 21, people would attach a stigma to you.Still, the losers of the sexual marketplace were not deterred.Alas, then in 1998, Tom Hanks starred in some rom-com about romantic emails and anal.While ‘You’ve Got Mail’ was a cinematic nightmare if you had male genitals, it propelled meeting a lover online into new heights.The tales usually started with the lady stating, “We’re not having sex” then later followed by a “I never do this” or an “I didn’t expect this to happen”, and finally ending with a “Usually I don’t do that.” The workers were baffled and wondered if they had been dating the same women.
Once the 1900’s rolled around, the personal ad began to go mainstream.
According to Bill, the only reason he didn’t get impeached was because he showed enough congressmen how to get hummers from their interns by pressing ‘Ctrl C’ and ‘Ctrl V’.
Although it all could have been avoided if it weren’t for the time he forgot Lewinsky had a gag reflex.
These men placed personal ads in newspapers and hired ‘matrimonial’ agencies to find wives.
When men began to have success finding love through the classifieds, women soon began to post ads themselves, not just responding. Anthony coined the commonly used term, “We’ll lie about how we met” to avoid being stigmatized while going about her whoring ways.
Originally, online dating was referred to as a personal classified ad in a newspaper.