Modern Love Story narrates what seems to be fragile, yet ever so complex relationships of the 21st century – or the lack thereof. Methods of communication have evolved drastically over the years, yet our generation’s ability to express ourselves is slowly decaying. Shakespeare would beat his chest at our conversations strung together by emojis – no more Romeos writing romantic letters, for sure. Many of us are diagnosed with relational ADHD and commitment-phobia; need for instant gratification and entitlement are some of the other symptoms. Was it in a Vanity Affair article that a twenty-something-year-old man compared Tinder to Seamless?
These are stories of us, our failures and hopes as we navigate through the rocky terrain of relationships, love, and dating in the year 2016. Numerous horror stories break our hearts, then infuse them with cynicism, but deep inside, don’t we all crave the same thing? Is this the post-romance era we live in? Let the conversation begin!