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Key Vocabulary

Spouse
Cónyuge
Courtship
Cortejo
Couples
Parejas
Partners
Compañeros
Demise
Desaparición

A Brief History of Dating

A quick look at how dating has evolved over the last two centuries.

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A Brief History of Dating

A quick look at how dating has evolved over the last two centuries.

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Would it ever cross your mind to look for a spouse in the newspaper? In the 18th century, this was a common practice.
Dating as we know it is a recent invention. The term emerged at the dawn of the 20th century. Previously, courtship was a matter of economic, family, and social interests.

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