“I used to say, ‘Don’t let ideology get in the way of love,’ [but] I think when people meet other people, they want to know what their values and lifestyles are,” she says.

And once people started broaching politics, she says, other taboos, such as keeping past relationships to yourself, began to get ditched too.

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“[Texting] is a great way to flirt, maybe give them a taste of who you are,” says dating coach Chrisler.

“[But] they’re not a great way to go deep or get to know the person’s personality.” Chris Donahue, a 28-year-old writer from Brooklyn, believes men should still foot the bill, at least on the first date.

The advice used to be to avoid talk of politics and former relationships on early dates, but now many favor putting it all out there from the beginning.

Agape Match’s Avgitidis says that dating sites have seen a big uptick in people noting their political preferences on their profiles.

“It’s sort of like the Wild West out there,” says Alex Manley, dating and sex editor at Ask

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“Now we’ve given ourselves permission to talk about these things, so it’s becoming a lot more common for people to [even] talk about their exes,” she says.

Last-minute offers used to mean you were a second choice, and the advice was to save face and your self-respect by saying, “Nope.” But with the ability to find a potential match now sped up to the nth degree, that rule has been turned on its head.

“I don’t want to be with someone who’s going to play games and feel weird if I text them to say hello,” Donahue says.

Manley agrees, noting that in current times, “Someone you met on a dating app might have gone on three more dates by the time you get back to them three days later.” Forget keeping things chaste until you’re several dates in.

“You have to be really clear on what you want,” says Lindsay Chrisler, a professional dating coach based in Hell’s Kitchen. “Everything goes down over text now, especially between millennials,” Manley says.