’ I just think I have so much on my plate that I can’t even find the time to entertain a steady relationship or anything serious. There’s a good chance that things may have changed since then.

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Before that there was still courtship, which, at least for the upper classes, typically took the form of something out of a Jane Austen novel.

Women and their mothers were what Weigel calls the “hosts” of the courtship, and it was socially unacceptable for a man to ask a woman out unless she showed that she was open to his attention.

According to Weigel, economics and courtship are closely linked, so as America became more and more urbanized, and more and more women entered the workforce, it became more and more difficult to keep courtship “in the home.” And so, dating as we know it, with men and women interacting in public spaces, was born.

But where did the “man asking the woman out and paying the dinner bill” idea come from?

And it turns out, dating as we know it isn’t that old.

Weigel says that the concept emerged around 1896, when the term was first used.

News the long-distance relationship just didn't work out. "No, I'm just chilling," she tells the publication.

"I've got a good thing going."In fact, Clarke says she has a strong support system and doesn't need a man to fill any void at the moment.

Tonight, Rihanna is performing at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards and, ahead of the show, Drake gave a performance at a Vegas club with Rihanna hanging out in the crowd.

In 2013, Drake admitted on the I’m single right now and it’s not that I’m like, ‘Oh, pro-single, yes, I hate men!

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