However, one particularity of the human species is that pair bonds are often formed without necessarily having the intention of reproduction.
Behavior patterns are generally unwritten and constantly changing.
There are considerable differences between social and personal values.
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.
Today, the institution of dating continues to evolve at a rapid rate with new possibilities and choices opening up particularly through online dating.