The term has outlasted more than a century’s worth of evolving courtship rituals, and we still don’t know what it means.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Many college students and 20‑somethings don’t start dating until after they’ve had sex.
Dating can be used to describe exclusive and nonexclusive relationships, both short-term and long-term.
resize=480:*" /But, on the other hand, because it's so easy to find new people through technology, everyone, for better and worse, is more disposable than they used to be.
So, in some ways, we're not as committed to being committedand we may tend to focus on what could be better (or what's lacking) in our relationships rather than being grateful for what we have.