Thursday May 28, 2020

Ever-changing dating game is laid bare in an engaging read

Labor Of Love: The Invention Of Dating, By Moira Weigel

31st July, 2016
The HBO sitcom Sex and the City explored the mores of the dating world

NON-fiction, Labor Of Love: The Invention Of Dating, By Moira Weigel, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, €21.50

For those already happily coupled up, love is like electricity: something that’s always there, and that explaining how or why it came to be is a fruitless errand. Yet, for everyone else, love is a great unknowable mystery; always just out of reach.

“Most of my friends agreed that dating felt like experimental theatre,” writes...

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