Many Spanish teens join groups or clubs that bring people together connected by common interests, be it camping or cycling.
The dating part however is done one-to-one, both sides asking each other out and splitting the expenses associated with a particular evening.
Dating is extremely strict in Middle East since most dates are in fact supervised gatherings arranged by parents for the purpose of the young meeting one another before marriage.
In Afghanistan, opportunities to meet are rare since young people don’t get the chance to go on a date, but they are introduced to each other by their families after their matrimonial union is already settled. In Iran, people are even stricter as dating is completely illegal.
Schools are separate for boys and girls in this country, and they are even forbidden to go outside past a certain hour, for girls the curfew time is at P. Teens spend their life separated until they reach the appropriate age set for marriage.
In China, some parents still arrange their sons’ and daughters’ marriages, but most young people are free to choose their partner by themselves, dating beginning sometime around the age of 20.
Chinese people get married a lot faster than couples from other countries, most dates never reaching a number higher than one or two.
As people can see, differences in dating customs are highly influenced by religion and parental control, but in America, dating is rather conventional and movie-like.