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Love at the centre of life reboot.

WATCH: How The Economy Shapes Our Love Lives

It may seem like the way we date is dictated by things like love and affection but it’s actually driven by something far less romantic: the economy.

Dating as we know it didn’t really start until the Industrial Revolution when young people left farms and small towns to flock to cities for work. They got jobs in factories, bars, and restaurants and being away from their families for the first time offered them the freedom to mix and match with other young people.