1960 s dating life
Forty years before Mark Zuckerberg came up with Facebook, a few Harvard students created Operation Match, the precursor to online dating.The New Yorker reports that in 1965, Lewis Altfest, a 25-year-old accountant, and his friend Robert Ross, a computer programmer for IBM, then made their own version: Project TACT (Technical Automated Compatibility Testing) for young New Yorkers living on the Upper East Side.If by progress you mean more broken families, higher crime rates and more people on welfare America has definitely progressed.
They've pre-decided for all of us who is best to live where when it comes to raising children, and what constitutes a family. A child can have one loving parent, a child can have 10 loving parents in their mom, dad, grandma, uncle and neighbors. What isn't okay, IMHO, is this society-approved unit of mommy, daddy and kids, and the shunning of all other people, neighbors, friends, family members.Then it's totally unacceptable because you must be living in poverty and doing a lousy job raising them.Speaking as another well educated female (professional with master's degree), raised by a single mother, I find that preconception pretty insulting.Isolation seems to be the acceptable practice but it has negative consequences.So there's nothing negative about being single - unless you have children?