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This may account for the 18 percent divorce rate in Spain, much lower than that of other Western countries. If the woman shows interest too soon, she may scare the man away.

A game of refusal and pursuit typically takes place among both parties before a date even occurs.

Otherwise, a fellow and a girl would be “fixed up” on a blind date by a mutual friend.

Meetings in bars happened from time to time, but were considered somewhat dangerous—at least by the women. Colleges became co-ed, and young people were thrown together informally, making it easy to meet someone of the opposite sex. Instead of couples marrying in their early twenties, they married later.

If it were not permissible to date them in our turn, we would have had no one to date.

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