Accordingly, there was little need for a temporary trial period such as dating before a permanent community-recognized union was formed between a man and a woman.
Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong.
Just when Danny is about to give up, he meets Leeza, a nurse who works for Danny's doctor.
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.
Myra Panache's book of original stories, "Book 1: Short Stories" has been released.