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Author Ansari, Aziz, 1983- author

Title Modern romance / Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg
Published New York : Penguin Press, [2015]
©2015

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Description 277 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Searching For Your Soul Mate -- ch. 2 The Initial Ask -- ch. 3 Online Dating -- ch. 4 Choice And Options -- ch. 5 International Investigations Of Love -- ch. 6 Old Issues, New Forms: Sexting, Cheating, Snooping, And Breaking Up -- ch. 7 Settling Down
Summary SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS. A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation's most popular and sharpest comedic voices At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it's wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history. With technology, our abilities to connect with and sort through these options are staggering. So why are so many people frustrated? Some of our problems are unique to our time. "Why did this guy just text me an emoji of a pizza?" "Should I go out with this girl even though she listed Combos as one of her favorite snack foods? Combos?!" "My girlfriend just got a message from some dude named Nathan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Courtship -- Humor.
Courtship.
Dating (Social customs)
Dating (Social customs) -- Humor.
Dating (Social customs) -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Interpersonal relations.
Man-woman relationships -- Humor.
Interpersonal relations -- Humor.
Man-woman relationships.
Popular culture -- Humor.
Popular culture.
Genre/Form Humor.
Author Klinenberg, Eric, author
LC no. 2015460409
ISBN 1594206279
9781594206276