several popular films and television shows. 174 Young persons are exposed to many in their high schools or secondary schools or college or universities. Suggested that men going for long-term relationships would rather marry women in subordinate jobs than women who are supervisors. 155 When friends introduce two people who do not know each other, it is often called a blind date. 171 Research from Berkeley suggests there's a dropoff in interest after online daters meet facetoface. 153 Friends as matchmakers edit Friends remain an extremely common way for people to meet 154 However, the Internet promises to overtake friends in the future, if present trends continue. 67 (It is usually the female who is the victim, but there have been cases where males have been hurt as well.) Sara McCorquodale suggests that women meeting strangers on dates meet initially in busy public places, share details of upcoming dates with friends. After the movie, Finney and I took Helen home to her mother. Permanent dead link Vijaysree Venkatraman (Jul 11, 2003). It boasts 23 million registered users. He should also own an apartment instead of us buying one together. 86 Each year, November 11 has become an unofficial holiday 87 known as China's Singles' Day when singles are encouraged to make an extra effort to find a partner. 49 It is increasingly common today, however, with new generations and in a growing number of countries, to frame the work-life balance issue as a social problem rather than a gender problem. In many cultural traditions, including some in South Asia, 74 and the Middle East 75 and to some extent East Asia, as in the case of Omiai in Japan and the similar "Xiangqin" practiced in the Greater China Area, a date may be arranged. Cars extended the range of dating as well as enabled back-seat sexual exploration.