Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
Interpreting them involves more of guesswork, but there do exist some scientific theories which may guide us in unfolding their mysteries.
Physically, dreams are just a response to our thoughts.
Dating is a stage of romantic or sexual relationships in humans whereby two or more people meet socially, possibly as friends or with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in a more committed intimate relationship or marriage.
It can be a form of courtship that consists of social activities done by the couple.