When I was in my twenties, almost every small group I was part of consisted of single people also in their twenties or early thirties.
While this was a fun stage of life to walk through with other singles, it was also a season with a lot of transition.
Every month or so, a big life changes seemed to affect members of our group: job changes, break ups, engagements, job losses, graduations, new dating relationships, relocations for work, and weddings.
Someone was always going through a major transition, and this translated into a high turnover rate in group members.
Here's why: I love the fun and freedom I experience as a single person.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
These moments force you into making fast decisions and differ greatly from the luxury of having the time to see ‘where things are going’.
Nomadic or not, the couples we’ve interviewed often say the exact same things.