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Top 15 Romantic Date Ideas for Couples

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Dating is a part of the human mating process whereby two people meet socially for companionship, beyond the level of friendship, or with the aim of each assessing the other’s suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or marriage. It can be a form of courtship consisting of social activities done by the couple. While the term has several meanings, it usually refers to the act of meeting and engaging in some mutually agreed upon social activity in public, together, as a couple.

The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time. The most common idea is two people trying out a relationship and exploring whether they are compatible by going out together in public as a couple who may or may not yet be having sexual relations. This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.

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. As humans have evolved from hunter-gatherers into civilized societies and more recently into modern societies, there have been substantial changes in the relationship between men and women, with perhaps one of a few remaining biological constants being that both adult women and men must have sexual intercourse for human procreation to happen.

Humans have been compared to other species in terms of sexual behavior. Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky constructed a reproductive spectrum with opposite poles being tournament species, in which males compete fiercely for reproductive privileges with females, and pair bond arrangements, in which a male and female will bond for life.[4] According to Sapolsky, humans are somewhat in the middle of this spectrum, in the sense that humans form pair bonds, but there is the possibility of cheating or changing partners. These species-particular behavior patterns provide a context for aspects of human reproduction, including dating. However, one particularity of the human species is that pair bonds are often formed without necessarily having the intention of reproduction. In modern times, emphasis on the institution of marriage, generally described as a male-female bond, has obscured pair bonds formed by same-sex and transsexual couples, and that many heterosexual couples also bond for life without offspring, or that often pairs that do have offspring separate. Thus, the concept of marriage is changing widely in many countries.

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Event Planning Tips


First thing in planning an event, is to understand the nature of the kind of event you are planning. i.e if its a concert or a party, or a seminar, workshop product launch etc. Events that are non-profit oriented hardly requires alot of planning time, but for profit oriented events or other wise paid events such as concerts, comedy shows etc, there are two basic plans you need to draw out

  1. Marketing Plan
  2. Sales Plan

People often misake marketing plan for sales plan, in that when you have a good marketing strategy, it translates into sales, but trust me. Marketing and sales are two different ball games. If you notice most big comapnies/multi-nationals usually have a marketing department and sales department. This is because although they may have one end goal, but their mission are different.

Generally for the success of any event you are planning, it is important to take this key guide;

  1. Have a jotter where you have your daily plans and targets filled a day to the subject day
  2. Any idea that flies into your head must be written down, therefore always carry your jotter with you anywhere you go
  3. Have a well structured team, and carry everyone on your team along
  4. If you are the Team-lead, ensure good welfare of your team especially at meetings and keep to time (little things like this have psychological effects on team performance)
  5. Be open to views of your team members
  6. If you are working for a client, always notify him/her on progress of the project
  7. If you are religious, be Prayerful!