As humans societies have evolved from hunter-gatherers into civilized societies, there have been substantial changes in relations between men and women, with perhaps one of a few remaining biological constants being that both adult women and men must have sexual intercourse for human procreation to happen.
Humans have been compared to other species in terms of sexual behavior.
They wouldn't be caught dead in public without their full face of make-up, their hair done and their glamorous clothes - but what would happen if that was all stripped away?
Beauty Queen & Single will be broadcast on Monday 13 February on BBC One Northern Ireland at 10.40pm.The 35-year-old said: "If I had been going on this date five years ago and someone said you can’t wear any makeup, I mean, I would have had a meltdown.” Before the dates, the other girls watch on as Gemma undergoes her make-under.Then Gemma heads off for the five back-to-back dates while the other girls give their brutally honest opinions.Accordingly, there was little need for a temporary trial period such as dating before a permanent community-recognized union was formed between a man and a woman.While pair-bonds of varying forms were recognized by most societies as acceptable social arrangements, marriage was reserved for heterosexual pairings and had a transactional nature, where wives were in many cases a form of property being exchanged between father and husband, and who would have to serve the function of reproduction.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.