The Relationship between Dating Practices and Setting https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/symb.153 cc @courtneybrubin @sociologylens #sssi #sociology #dating

In today’s New York Times, Courtney Rubin provides tips for dating safely in times of Covid-19. One aspect that plays only a minor role in Rubin’s article is the setting where the date takes places. This is somewhat surprising because we know that the likelihood of being infected in an indoor, badly ventilated environment is much higher than outdoors.

As interactionists we know about the importance of setting for the organization with others. In 2015, Julie A. Reid and colleagues investigated the relationship between setting and dating at college. Members of SSSI can access the article HERE and by clicking the image below.

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