It's Not A Date, It's An Interview.
Once a woman reaches a certain age it's no longer a case of simply dating and having fun. Oh no, it becomes like a second job. We're on a mission to find "The One," and by the one we mean that he checks most, if not all of the boxes in our mental list of man traits.
Yes these days first dates have turned into interviews, where the poor guy gets grilled about everything from what he does for a living to what kind of toothpaste he uses.
Date Interview Scenario 1
Woman: Do you drive?
Man: Sure do.
Women: What car?
Woman: Hmmm, so do you live nearby?
Man: Yeah my parents house is just up the street.
Woman: Cheque please!
Date Interview Scenario 2
Man: So tell me about yourself.
Woman: I like long walks, roller coasters, and Ben and Jerry's. What do you you do for living?
Man: I'm a boner.
Woman: Excuse me, what?
Man: I de-bone chicken for human consumption.
Woman: Okaaay then.
Date Interview Scenario 3
Woman: What made you try Internet dating?
Man: Well when me and my Wife separated...
Women: So you just got divorced? That's terrible.
Man: Well it's not official yet, but we are separated.
Woman: It was nice meeting you.
Yes it sounds harsh, and maybe it's not this brutal, but we do seem to be ultra picky these days. Dating has become strictly business, no messing about, just straight to the point. Is it just that our standards have gotten higher?
Afterthought: If only dating were this simple...