Dating for the older person
Over the last several hundred years, married dating in western society has taken many forms.
"Mom," she said hesitantly, "I really appreciate your feelings, but, in all honesty, how can you say you love someone you've never met?
These fascinating concepts are explored in Michel Foucault's ground-breaking study, The History of Sexuality, published in three volumes between 19. Foucault examines the theory of sexual repression from the late 1700's onward and how it shaped people's views of sex in more modern times.
In their 2010 controversial best-selling book, "Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality," authors Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha argue that until the advent of agriculture and private property ten thousand years ago, prehistoric man - and woman - were basically non-monogamous and less sexually possessive.
Not only have they created their own specific online language with terms like ghosting, stashing, zombieing and roaching, this age group thinks nothing of posting every aspect of their romantic life on social media.
Traditional dating sites can be useful, but are somewhat time-consuming.