Dating

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...
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Akhil Baheti
Akhil Baheti reposted the discussion by Sagar Potnis
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Sagar Potnis - Is pre-marital sex OKAY?
In todays fast paced world, where people have no time to wait and want instant gratification, Miss World 2013, Megan Lynne Young views against pre-martial sex seems stand out of the rest. This statement triggered the debate once again, is it ok to more »
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Shrinath Chauhan
Shrinath Chauhan and 12 more commented on the discussion by Sagar Potnis
2 hrs ago
Sagar Potnis - Is pre-marital sex OKAY?
In today‚Äôs fast paced world, where people have no time to wait and want instant gratification, Miss World 2013, Megan Lynne Young views against pre-martial sex seems stand out of the rest. This statement triggered the debate once again, is it ok t more »
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Godfather Senior
Godfather Senior commented on the blog by Kripa Parekh
on Nov 26, 2014 , 11:35 pm
Kripa Parekh - 9 new age dating tips
No matter how much I personally lament that the era of Mughal-e-azamesque romances are over - I must see and accept the truth - Anarkali is never coming back from her wall grave and Salim is long dead and gone. Now it's the time of Facebook and Honey Singh. Life and times have changed drastically. Yet India in certain aspects has held on to its dear past. Some of us still give a lot of importance to silence, to glances and to sighs. But if truth be told, those believe in that kind of dating more »
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