I just want to have fun,’ ” says Tayo Rockson, 24, a first-year MBA student at Fordham University in New York. “If it’s someone that you just met recently and consistently have one-on-one hangout sessions, that’s sort of a date.” New York City psychotherapist Rachel Sussman says getting past the notion that a date is a planned event between two people see here still leaves mixed signals. “A planned evening with a group of friends or a 9 o’clock text ‘I’m at this bar. Want to come?’ that is now more considered a date or something romantic,” she says. Clinical psychologist Sonya Rhodes, also of New York, says get women a date today “transcends this sort of ‘hanging out culture.’ ” “A date shows some special interest in a special person. A date takes it to a new level,” says Rhodes, author of The Alpha Woman Meets Her Match, to be published in April.
Full story: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/21/date-hangout-relationships/4397601/