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 or sexual feelings toward each other.
It can be a form of courtship that consists of social activities done by the couple.
Feminine societies are traditionally seen to emphasize good relations, cooperation, charity, and modesty.
They consider family and safety as their most important values, and failure is regarded as an accident rather than a disaster.
A more masculine and/or less feminine gender orientation and variations in relationship seriousness proved to be the two strongest predictors of both men's and women's involvement in courtship violence.
Findings are discussed in terms of the masculine mystique and the male role norms in our culture's superstructure.