These meetings were all strictly surveyed, typically by the woman's family, in order to protect the reputations of all involved and limit such possibilities as pregnancy.
This manner of courtship system was mostly used by the upper and middle classes from the eighteenth century through the Victorian period.
Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.
Date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are also very common occurrences on college and university campuses.
It’s important that the special someone you meet cares for the real you, not the artificial one.