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23 Oct

Teens know that prom is overrated, but it’s difficult to ignore the effects of the promposal trend.

With prom asks as the new big thing, there is even more pressure to have a date for prom.

Yes, it would be nice to have a date, but I would be just as happy being with my friends and having fun.” 3. Isidro says that a girl asking a boy to prom “would feel kind of weird in a de-masculinizing [sic] sense; it’s like our unwritten duty.” Still, he believes that the tradition of guys asking girls is old-fashioned. I think it would be interesting to see a girl ask a guy, but most people tend to do it by the book …

It would be cool to see women change [that].” Although Isidro imagines that every girl wants to be formally asked to prom, he finds the idea of a promposal excessive. Sofia argues that “the stereotypes [of prom asking] are sexist and traditional, but girls chasing boys does not usually work out well.

Perhaps the reporter should be happy that her daughter is apparently a self-confident and bright young woman in a healthy relationship, instead of calling her hateful names and using her dating life as ridiculous trend-piece linkbait.

Prom season is in full swing, and high school students across the country have been spending the last few months absorbed with the latest trend to hit the hallways: “promposals,” a word used to refer to extravagant (and often public) prom asks.

“I can see how they are becoming more popular in this viral age, but making a whole production out of it doesn’t necessarily make them genuine. It’s human nature for the boy to chase the girl, which is why I feel that if two people go to the same school, the boy should ask the girl.” Those rules shift when the two individuals go to different schools.

I interviewed fifteen teenagers about the gender roles of prom asks, the pressure to have a date, and the rising popularity of promposals. Even before they started dating, they were planning to go to prom as friends.She dated her high school boyfriend, one grade below her, through her freshman year of college. “It was hard because we were having such different experiences,” she said, adding, “But here at Dartmouth we have a saying, ‘Get the guy before he pledges.’ ” “A lot of my friends are dating freshmen,” she said. And it’s more about finding a nice person in your peer group (key term there: ) who you want to spend time with.“That way you grab them before they are corrupted by fraternity brothers.” So in other words, girls are dating boys they like, and are trying to date boys who are nice and respectful to them — something they don’t necessarily see from older boys. It sounds like the girls and the boys here are doing everything right.Teens are already sharing every aspect of their lives online to boost their self-esteem, and promposals are the perfect mechanism for more peer validation.Just snap a picture of your asker with a bouquet of flowers and a giant “PROM?