but assuming that they like you in the way that you want them to…
well, that usually leads to them actually liking you!
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.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
This term may also refer to two or more people who have already decided they share romantic or sexual feelings toward each other.
Mr Naik told FEMAIL: 'When I worked as a community pharmacist I had some great success at helping people get off long term medication.
Especially blood pressure medication, statins and diabetic medication.
It can be a form of courtship that consists of social activities done by the couple.
My first advice to them would be to do a simple swap, replacing fizzy drinks with water with fresh lemon or lime juice.
'In many cases just doing this would have a dramatic effect on their health.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.