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This Theory Might Explain Why Modern Dating Is So Difficult

Modern dating is a lot of work ? and we may be partly to blame for that. In a new video from The Atlantic, Moira Weigel, author Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating, maps out the history of dating, from the days of family-arranged courtships, to today’s dating-app-and-bar-filled scene. In past interviews, Weigel has argued that apps like Tinder are designed to reward users for frequent, continued use.
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