Did you ever watch How I Met Your Mother? If not, Netflix is waiting for you, trust me. Anyway, on the show they had this common theme in that every relationship has a settler and a reacher. In other words, one person in the relationship settles for the other, who is involved in a relationship with someone out of his or her league, the settler. Now, I’m sure you have all heard of this phenomenon before, but I’d like to elaborate a bit on my feelings about this dating pattern.
Let’s just say it, as social media becomes an ever-increasing part of our lives, crushing on someone can quickly toe the lines of soft-core stalking and stage-5 clinging. The truth is, as we become more connected, our abilities to interact with people on non-creeper levels dissipates. Have a crush on someone?