Dating begins in college, when only boys do the asking and pay for the dates.
It transcends national boundaries, diplomatic animosities and cyber tyranny to bring two hearts together.
When not dancing, teens gather at local clubs to eat and talk. In Finland, as many as 30 teens may attend a movie together.
Couples often go to dinner parties, barbecues, or the beach. When of age, most boys and girls date in large groups, going out together to weekend dance parties.
Dating is done one-to-one and both girls and boys ask each other out and split the cost of the evening's entertainment.
In Russia dates take place at dances or at clubs where teens eat or chat with friends.
On the other hand, some critics argue that such websites can only meet the needs of Western nations, stressing that they are not useful in Iran.
Iran's Social Workers Union said people use such websites to make friends or seek partners in the West, “which runs contrary to Iran's cultural and Islamic values”.
Currently, birthrate in Iran is below two children per woman.
They have, every now and then, called for drawing up measures to reverse the trend.
Earlier, NOCR said average marriage age for men and women has exceeded 27 and 23 years, respectively, in the last decade.
Figures in metropolises such as Tehran are believed to be higher.
Reports indicate that average marriage age in the teeming metropolis is more than 29 years — the highest in the country.These are some of the ways teens date in other countries of the world. Slumber parties are common in Italy and Switzerland, where teens gather for parties at a home and sleep there when the party is over.