• There can be a lack of exploration and communication beyond the surface emotions.
This couple forms an immediate attachment and spends most, if not all of their time with each other.
This type tends to move rapidly and encourages affection.
Cons • It can be limiting for you and your partner without allowing the relationship to grow.
• You have a relationship comparable to a good friend instead of a couple in a relationship.
Cons • Individuals are less likely to have a social life outside of the relationship.
They may become neglectful of their family and friends.
Now, women are being encouraged to ask young men to activities.
Many parties or other social engagements require you to bring a date.
Sarah Elizabeth Pope Utah State University January 2010 Introduction Has dating become a thing of the past? There are a variety of dating patterns today and each has its strengths.
Some may argue that the media has influenced teen’s perceptions of courtship and dating. If so, is it brainwashing, improper, or merely forward thinking?
Even though each type has distinct traits, couples are able to shift from one type to the other.