Generally, during much of recorded history of humans in civilization, and into the Middle Ages in Europe, weddings were seen as business arrangements between families, while romance was something that happened outside of marriage discreetly, such as covert meetings.
From about 1700 a worldwide movement perhaps described as the "empowerment of the individual" took hold, leading towards greater emancipation of women and equality of individuals.
“We don’t want to limit our service to just a certain niche.
Our goal is to provide the best on-line place for singles from around the world” says Vivienne Neal, founder of One World Singles.
Men and women became more equal politically, financially, and socially in many nations.
Women eventually won the right to vote in many countries and own property and receive equal treatment by the law, and these changes had profound impacts on the relationships between men and women. In many societies, individuals could decide—on their own—whether they should marry, whom they should marry, and when they should marry.
These species-particular behavior patterns provide a context for aspects of human reproduction, including dating.
The idea for using this service is to find people to form friendships and meaningful relationships first, and hopefully the love, romance or marriage will follow soon.Source: Flickr One would think with all the dating and romance sites on the Internet, a person might ask “why start another singles’ site and is there room for another on-line service catering to the singles’ market”? A new site called One World Singles was launched recently.The mission of this service is to welcome singles of all races, ages (18 ) and lifestyle.Vivienne Neal is no stranger to serving the singles’ market.She has been bringing singles together since l986 through her international publication, which is distributed worldwide through snail mail.