Dating past and present
During the early 1900s dating among boys and girls was monitored by their Mom and Dad.Guardians maintained the fundamental interaction and conversation between couples.Such a rule did not hold in my time, at least not among the people I knew. The only women any of us ever saw were women that were dating our friends.If it were not permissible to date them in our turn, we would have had no one to date.The kind of dances performed then required holding each other, which put those of us who were shy at a disadvantage.Otherwise, a fellow and a girl would be “fixed up” on a blind date by a mutual friend.And in this case, ‘hanging out’ means meeting up with him and his buddies where you only get to know each other better in the biblical sense.
A short chronicle on dating in The United States of America will assist us to understand more about the differences of dating between past tense and modern times.
Essentially uninterested commitment-phobic boys instant message highly available girls (with no standards late at night) asking them if they want to participate in what is essentially a non-date.
“Hanging out,” according to the is a precursor to hooking-up.
The social rules for dating change from one generation to the next.
There was a time when a proper young man and woman could not speak to each other unless they had been formally introduced. On the other hand, I understand from my patients that it is considered bad manners now for young people to date someone who has previously dated one of their friends.
The young ladies Mom would invite the boy over to her home and supervise the gathering.