She also gave testimony before Congress for the needs of military families.
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First of all, I want to discuss why we date at all, then get into a definition of what a date is--that is, what constitutes a "date"--since this seems to be such an ambiguous topic, it's good to have at least a working concept to use as a foundation.
I also want to give examples of many types of dates using my own dating history, full of romantic, memorable, awkward, and downright fun stories..
Does anyone even know anymore what dating is supposed to be??
And if so, what's the appropriate culture context to apply?
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Dating is also not a foreign concept to most people--at least those who have the luxury of dating.
However, as part one of this post demonstrated, dating and the entire courtship process are becoming more complicated and convoluted.
First, let Have you ever really thought about why we date? Perhaps the most obvious answer is "to find someone we want to spend time with," or "our life with," or "someone to marry." Or dating is a way to filter all of the choices available to us. As you see and based on his theory, our physiological needs are at the foundation of human motivation.
Thus, pairing up makes sense in terms of securing economic capital and the resources we need for (basic) survival.