College students in their sophomore to junior year who have not been in a relationship feel anxious that they are falling behind amongst their peers. For example, director Blake Edwards wanted to date singing star Julie Andrewsand he joked in parties about her persona by saying that her "endlessly cheerful governess" image from movies such as Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music gave her the image of possibly having "lilacs for pubic hair";  Andrews appreciated his humor, sent him lilacs, dated him and later married him, and the couple stayed together for 41 years until his death in BYU News. And note, a true and healthy relationship is usually monogamous. More Information. An example of dating is marking bread loaves with the date they were baked. Journal of Family Psychology, 24 6
Dating customs and habits vary considerably throughout the world.
Retrieved February 29, Again, both dating and relationship in some cases, involve two people enjoying the company of each other and probably having sex.