History channel dating
Fourthly, we find a change in the models and metaphors used to describe the home and family.
However, an extra layer, what we call "dating," has been added to the process of courting.
From AOL chat rooms, to Myspace bulletins and Craigslist ads–the list goes on and on for ways in which people have used the Internet as a tool to find love, sex and friendship.
In fact, online dating is the second-most-common way for couples to meet–right behind meeting through friends.
The man and the woman usually were members of the same community, and the courting usually was done in the woman's home in the presence (and under the watchful eye) of her family, most often Mom and brothers.
However, between the late 1800s and the first few decades of the 1900s the new system of "dating" added new stages to courtship.