Shallow, fickle, fleeting and excruciatingly awkward - these are some words that might describe dating today, as opposed to the more formal, practical and polite courting of our parents' era. How better to illustrate these differences than by contrasting modern attitudes to love with vintage comics from more innocent times?

This is exactly what Peter Nidzgorski, the creative genius behind the blog 'This isn’t Happiness' has done.  Taking panels from classic comic love stories of yore, Peter cleverly inserts biting and satirical takes on today's self-obsessed culture, while playing heavily on one of his favorite themes - disappointment.

The result is funny, thought-provoking and artistic, typical of Peter's quirky collection in general. Scroll down below to check it out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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JessG 2 weeks ago

Oof, sarcasm at its finest

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Luis Milian 2 weeks ago

Buurrrnnnnn!

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Vic 2 weeks ago

That's good advice!

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Kjorn 2 weeks ago

good one

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Luis Milian 2 weeks ago

yes...yes it is!

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Ms.M 2 weeks ago

I hate when that happens :(

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Bobbi Newell 2 weeks ago

Dammit, was I thinking out loud again?

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K. LNU 2 weeks ago

Or if your kind of weird fits with their kind of weird... and you realize that this is the person you want to be weird with, till you don''t.

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Night Owl 2 weeks ago

same here

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

This looks like she was saying this even in the 50s.

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Rowlie 2 weeks ago

I recommend buying a cellphone

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Lyop 2 weeks ago

I was told this too. And seriously started trying to find out . Looked within. And realized, I've been around shitty pple. Including the person that told me that!

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Vic 2 weeks ago

Till hate do us apart?

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Agnes Jekyll 2 weeks ago

Why, why, why is this so true?

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Kjorn 2 weeks ago

schwing!

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Lucinda Overhoussen 2 weeks ago (edited)

Is anyone ruin my life good?

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David Glover 2 weeks ago

Did anyone else read batman's line like batman

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Diana 2 weeks ago

This is how I think of myself too

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Ms.M 2 weeks ago

LMAOOOOOOOOOOO!

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Jace 2 weeks ago

This one is relatable without being particularly fucked up.

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Roald Andresen 2 weeks ago

Sure does!

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Rowlie 2 weeks ago

better than falling out of love after you got to know them

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Ms.M 2 weeks ago

oh DAMN

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Kaisu 2 weeks ago

Good idea

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Jace 2 weeks ago

“Stop talking into my mouth!”

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Tiny Dynamine 2 weeks ago

If the other person doesn't make it clear how they feel, dump them.

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Άρης Παπαδόπουλος 2 weeks ago

Actually, that's the word-for-word translation from greek for the phrase "if you ever need anything..." (αν ποτέ χρειαστείς τίποτα...)

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Roald Andresen 2 weeks ago

At the same time, in her potential boyfriends bedroom: "What an exciting time to be emotionally withdrawn and isolated..."

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Lucinda Overhoussen 2 weeks ago

But you know the sex is hot...

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Noodles 2 weeks ago

It would probably go through the back of her head. I mean he is superman right?

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