- Infladating: Expensive, trendy places for dates may be on the way out. Be prepared to go on more budget conscious dates due to the economy.
- Long Distance Dating: Dating someone who doesn't live in your city is said to be in!
- New Ideals: People's "list" of "dating wants" may be changing. The stereotypical "tall, dark & handsome" wish may be replaced with something out of the typical norm.
- Sex-ploration: More and more people seem to be adopting a non-monogamous dating life.