Roses online
In this age of high-speed instant communication, the manner in which potential lovers interact is a complicated, tiered system that has reconfigured the way we court.

Gone are the days when potential paramours exchange phone numbers and contemplate too long and hard over a call.

“New technologies have expanded our ability to communicate while increasing the possibilities — and emotional impact — of dating,” says Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist at Rutgers University who specializes in the evolution and future of sex, love and marriage and gender differences in the brain and behavior.

“The technology has made it more emotional. Not only can you express your emotions almost instantly and have the other person respond, but if you express yourself and they don’t respond, you instantly want to know why not.”

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