Dating ads in the newspaper
In the past three decades, dating has become more of a process that can last for years before marriage is even considered.
People selling stuff from old lives in transition new ones.Since its inception, the idea of 'dating' has changed quite a bit.Dating used to consist of first dates that ended with marriage proposals, or families making marriage deals between their children.In fact, online dating is the second-most-common way for couples to meet–right behind meeting through friends.With 40 million Americans trying online dating services, it only becomes more normal every day. will help you to re-discover the person who is looking for the same thing as you on the internet, whether you are a man or a woman, please, life is short!
The demand is so strong, it becomes difficult to make a choice and find the meeting site that suits us.
We take a quick tour through the classified section: "Wedding Dress for sale, never worn;" "Agoraphobics in Motion, A. (7 minutes)"Stolen Dog, black, toy poodle named Isis." Producer Todd Bachmann interviews a man named Leo, who recently placed that ad.
Leo was planning to breed Isis with his other dog, Button, a Shitzu, and make a new breed which he planned to call "Shidoodle." (7 minutes)Sometimes in the classified ads one person will be seeking something that another person will be offering.
, and fill a program with stories that come from the ads.
Through the jobs offered, the missed connections, the crap that people sell each other and the musicians' ads we get a portrait of a whole city. She explains that if the news section of the newspaper gives you the public life of a city, the classified section gives you a sense of people's personal lives. meet weekly;" and a house sale where an old woman heading to a nursing home is selling off her belongings.
Radio producer Jay Allison tells the story of the things he bought from the classifieds to fill his new life after his marriage broke up.