Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.
Know that if this man isn't looking for a serious relationship, you're not going to change his mind just because you two are going on dates and being intimate.
You could be the most perfect woman on the Lord's green earth-you're capable of interesting conversation, you cook a mean breakfast, you hand out backrubs like sandwiches, you're independent (which means, to him, that you're not going to be in his pockets)-but if he's not ready for a serious relationship, he going to treat you like sports fish.” ― Steve Harvey, “You picked a lemon, throw it away lemonade is overrated. Make a space in your life for the glorious things you deserve.
If he’s choosing not to make a simple effort that would put you at ease and bring harmony to a recurring fight, then he doesn’t respect your feelings and needs.
“Busy” is another word for “asshole.” “Asshole” is another word for the guy you’re dating.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.