Dating may vary across the globe, countries being known for peculiar and outrageous dating traditions, yet as time passes, people develop new dating customs, such as dating with the help of the internet.
Although this form of dating is mostly practiced in the Western civilization, no one can tell for sure what other customs will emerge as the world changes, and whether strict dating will come against some peoples right of choosing whatever partner they see fit for themselves.
Dating takes place in large groups, hence it is a common occurrence for teens to go out together in local clubs, to eat and chat, or to go dancing at weekend dance parties.
As far as Africa is concerned, in many parts of this continent dates are very strict because parents arrange their sons and daughters marriages, and even if couples are allowed to date, they are well aware of the fact that their families have already chosen a partner for them and they cannot break out from the relationship-to-be even if they do not approve of their partner after a few dates.
A decorated car often accompanies the bride as she travels from her parent’s house to the house of new in-laws.