If we make plans to get together, it's a date to me — no matter how big or small."Though only 22 percent of the singles surveyed feel like "if I'm asked, then it's date," it seems that guys feel like spending time one-on-one with you is a date. "God," Anthony 33, says right off the bat, "I f*cking hate that term. "I've met girls that want to 'hang out,' and typically, they're the type that are the non-committables.They want to 'hang' and make out and maybe occasionally have sex, but they don't want the title or the blame when they f*ck it up. It's the most frustrating blurred line ever.""I'm not into 'hanging out,' " says Jason, 28, "but I feel like it's become a casual type of date. Let's not take this too seriously, or too fast, but let's get together and do something fun and not too personal, like go bowling.' That to me is hanging out.""I dread this kind of text or message from a girl I'm interested in," says Owen, 26.My question is what is the difference between dating and hanging out? (movie, dinner, dancing) as a "couple" Hanging out ...... It is "hanging out" that you hope turns into something more meaningful and long-term, which is the "Friends" part.

Some girls will "hang out", and apply what kind of "hanging out" it is, depending on how interested develops. :)So it seems to me that nobody is really agree on the definition, which makes the choice of what you put in your profile pretty tricky...

Like a guy who think that Hang out is somehow related to friends with benefit, casual...

If you discover you are inclined towards changing from hanging out to dating, or vice versa, that's another kettle of fish!

"hang out" is a term used as "dating" put's pressure on the other person, however if your just hanging out you get to know the REAL person and not some shitty game face that will evaporate after you know eachother awhile. You can hang out with anyone, and it assumes some mutual interest other than romance and or sex.

With so much language swimming around the action of spending time with someone you like, it's no surprise it's hard to define "date."And guys are no exception.

According to a study commissioned by Christian and JDate.com, 69 percent of singles admit they're confused about whether an outing with someone they're interested in is a date or not.Dating is direct and formal, and no bones about it, it's two people romantically inclined, going out somewhere together. Usually refers to just getting to know someone, rather than mutually enjoying a great outing in and of itself. Positive is that the atmosphere it creates, allows people to meet rather swiftly and more in an amount of time, because it's not as big of a deal.Hanging out is a general term, and can imply three different things: (a) something platonic (two with no mutual sexual tension, attraction, or implications)(b) non-platonic, but not a date (friends but not 'just friends' hanging out)(c) just another word for a more casual, informal date People define situations as "hanging out", especially when it comes to meeting someone for the first or second time, because it doesn't define things as a (gasp) "date". Negative is the potential confusion, because it's a word that can mean a ton of things.it's watching the game, playing poker, hitting a bar.socializing at its simplest Dating is 2 people who go out that like each other more than platonically.Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc.