With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.This term may also refer to two or more people who have already decided they share romantic and/or sexual feelings toward each other.
Behavior patterns are generally unwritten and constantly changing.
There are considerable differences between social and personal values.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically and/or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
Today, the institution of dating continues to evolve at a rapid rate with new possibilities and choices opening up particularly through online dating.