The institution of marriage is likely to continue, but some previous patterns of marriage will become outdated as new patterns emerge.
In this context, cohabitation contributes to the phenomenon of people getting married for the first time at a later age than was typical in earlier generations (Glezer 1991).
Though not yet a common practice, the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) of the Government of India introduced the standard named "IS 7901 (Revised in 2006) Data Elements And Interchange Formats – Information Interchange – Representation Of Dates And Times" which officially recommends use of the date format YYYYMMDD in Persian Calendar system ("yy/m/d" is a common alternative).
Gregorian dates follow the same rules in Persian literature but tend to be written in the dd/mm/yyyy format in official English documents.
Having a relationship with someone is important in all cultures, however the process of dating is different according to countries.
Thus, culture affects the way people date, suggesting various kinds of dates from heavily supervised meetings to evenings spent at the movies.
Dating is seen as both a complex and simple matter, the difference between the Western world and other civilizations making it very intriguing as some dating rituals are extremely liberal, some are less free of constraints, while others are cut down to old fashioned gatherings, or are even illegal.
Dating Customs on Various Continents Dating in Australia for example is illustrated by teens going out in large groups without really forming couples until they reach 18 or 19 years of age.Here, it is not the boys who often make the first step of asking girls to go on a date with them, rather the girls take this part and they also take the responsibility of paying for the date.The most common dating places preferred by couples are dinner parties, barbecues, or the beach. In Finland for example, groups as large as thirty teens take part in an event together, such as going to the movies.And the dating space also shows these competing interests.Women in China are now more educated, but very traditional Chinese men may still want women “beneath them,” who are less educated and more subservient, reports a story on China Biggest Shocker: The ways things work in courtship and the actual relationship are almost polar opposite.