Contemporary dating rules
These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
In this article, the Indian designer Sarmishta Pantham discusses cutlery.
It's difficult to define, but the essential difference between courting and dating lies in their purposes: people date for various reasons, but people court And despite its old-fashioned connotations, courting is still widely practiced today — especially in religious circles.
Novellist John Holten tells us of his first experiences in making Pommes there, the German version of french fries.
We picked the darkest day of the week to drive out to the Nazis in the countryside.
The New Rules: The dating dos and don'ts for the digital generation, (£9.99, Piatkus) published this month, offers their signature sagacious take on the grey area where sex and cyberspace intersect.
And it's an important subject to address, given the de-mystification of internet dating and the rise of outlandish digital phenomena such as "sexting".