Dating is a precursor ritual to marriage
Dating is a very much broad concept. In simple term’s Dating is a precursor ritual to marriage. As we discussed the dating of early humans to find out traces and roots of the dating concept, here in this article we will broadly discuss the dating concept of modern times.
Dating was covert in older times
If you don’t know, let me remind you something about dating and marriages. scientifically and religiously we all tend to believe that marriages happen because we want to extend our legacy to our children. Both women and men had pressures from societies and parents to get married or get paired and have children. This pressure was very much serious because of obvious reasons in the old times. we used the word “paired “to have a broader meaning. Paired means you could have only one life partner in your whole life.in older times because of these reasons dating was unethical and covert, whether it is after or before marriage.
Dating is the gift of modern times
In most societies marriages were a political or financial alliance, so if you want to have a steady, peaceful, and happy life you can not change partners now and then. In older times there were no condoms, abortion concept and mobility of humans was limited.
But in modern times, people had choices. They can have relationships without having the burden to have children. So, people started exploring partners whether they are emotionally, financially, sexually compatible to get married and have long terms relationships.
What does dating someone mean?
Dating someone means, you are trying to evaluate a person whether they are companionable with you for marriage in terms of sexually, monetarily, psychologically by spending time together with or without having sex. Some couples staying together without having children and marriage can also be called as dating.