Dating is a form of courtship consisting of social activities done by two people with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a spouse. While the term has several meanings, it usually refers to the act of meeting and engaging in some mutually agreed upon social activity in public, together, as a couple. The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country. The most common idea is two people trying out a relationship and exploring whether they're compatible by going out together in public as a couple, who may or may not yet be having sexual relations. This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage. From the perspective of the history of humans in civilization, dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries. From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is...
My best friend has been dating this guy for about two years now, all seems ok, except his unusual fear of getting married, he is ready to commit, live-in but not get married. Its not just them, many of my male friends are in the same boat. Just more »
Dating your best friend is a big decision. So you have all those feelings riding up inside your head and a few loose once down your legs too but you somehow are just not sure? Happens. The first thought is will it ruin our friendship? What if it doesn't work out between us! Then you'll end up losing what you have right!?Make sure you guys really are the best of friends before you start calling him your best friend. A lot of times guys just hang out with women for a potential chance of a more »