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Unformatted text preview: Traditional gender roles sexual scripts: how each gender act in a dating, romantic situation Lack of opportunity/available partners Traumatic past experiences Finding A Partner How do singles meet? By chance at work, running errand, in the park Singles scene 1. Commercial matching services, speed-dating services 2. Non-profit groups church, non-profit volunteering places Introduction by 3 rd party, friend, sibling, employer. Majority of people meet partners this way. Concept of a soul mate Overly high expectations Too many choices People are together because of commonalities (similar values and interests)...
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- Summer '09