Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.It is a form of courtship, consisting of social activities done by the couple, either alone or with others.Accordingly, there was little need for a temporary trial period such as dating before a permanent community-recognized union was formed between a man and a woman.
She also adds that she and Steve kiss because they want to, not because they're supposed to.
Stephanie accepts the reality and the two former roommates hug, with Stephanie's current roommate joining in not much later, as all three hug (and the audience applauds and the EP credits appear, see infobox photo).
Later that night in her room, and talking quietly so that they do not disturb Michelle, Stephanie feels humiliated by how things went, and D. apologizes for making her think it was going to be a date.
A now-awake Michelle tries to help, but she only ends up making things worse, even going so far to react to Stephanie's kiss with "Ew, cooties! So Stephanie's former roommate has to keep the current roommate out of the discussion by escorting her back over to her bed, as the chat only regards the two former roommates, and them alone.
Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.