But they'll never carry that gawky charm of hearing the last few seconds of a DJ blabbing right up to the beginning of the song you were taping off the radio."Thank God I made all my youthful mistakes before the internet was here to forever remind me of them," says a meme that occasionally shows up on Facebook. That horrible breakup in 1986, where it turned out he'd been cheating with your best friend the whole time -- it's just a sore spot somewhere in your memory now.Miss Travel functions like any other dating site, in that users create profiles and message back and forth before arranging to meet if they hit it off—but rather than having your first date at a local dive bar, you have it at an all-inclusive resort in Bora Bora.In theory, it's a site for people with a disposable income who love to travel and want to add a date into the mix. And maybe sex because someone else paid to whisk you away.
But when I got there I ended up not having to, because he was extremely nice and normal. "I don't have the time, honestly.""So, are you like a love 'em and leave 'em type? And why the hell is he offering to take girls on all-expense-paid vacations if he isn't going to hook up with them?
And you can google photos of that guy your roommate wants to set you up with -- and in some cases, search databases to see if he has DUIs or parking tickets.
Yet for all the new dating behavior modern technology has made possible, there are others it has killed off and sent to dating heaven. Back in the day, shy Romeos and Juliets could call the objects of their affection just to hear their voices -- or the voices on their answering machines -- for one glorious moment.
But had that same breakup happened in 2016, it might live on forever in stupid Facebook posts, huggy Instagram images and undeleted tweets or Vines.
Even if you were able to delete all of the digital evidence, hundreds of your friends, co-workers and second-cousins-twice-removed have already shared in the good, the bad and the ugly of your relationship.