In the early years of online dating, many believed the platform was only for sad cat people, socially awkward nerds and that creepy neighbor.
But today, dating sites and apps are so popular that even your grandma knows what it means to "swipe right" — the digital way of showing interest in another person.
Looming large in my mind to this day is the episode where Carrie starts dating Aidan.
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But it was Sex and the City that instilled in us the notion that there was something a bit wrong with you if you didn’t want to have sex with somebody after a couple of cocktails and a dinner date.
The study also found a woman will assess whether her potential suitor is a gentleman, if he'll stick around after things progress to the bedroom and whether he will make her feel comfortable about her body.
When women talk to each other about dating, it often feels as though there’s an elephant in the room.
All in all, Paris was found to be the best city for dating, with 83 percent of respondents reporting a positive attitude toward the dating scene.
Interestingly, most singles in the City of Light prefer meeting people the old fashioned way — naturally — rather than seeking them out on dating apps.
Modern day media has a lot to answer for, but one of the biggest impacts it’s had relates to what our idea of the sexual status quo looks like.