Dating a man
In the twentieth century, dating was sometimes seen as a precursor to marriage but it could also be considered as an end-in-itself, that is, an informal social activity akin to friendship.
It generally happened in that portion of a person's life before the age of marriage, enabled dates to be arranged without face-to-face contact.
Men who saw a photo of a woman against a red background perceived her as more attractive and sexier. With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.