I realize that CNN isn't an authoritative source for Christianity, but not only is offline dating nearly a lost art, but also offline fraternal communion and the foundation of friendship that a holy marriage in a community should be based on. :) Christianity is not about having a private holy party. Love that is more than about eros speaks volumes about other social relationships and responsibilities: philia, storge, and agape.
I'm just posting the CNN article from what someone else sees as a trend. :)
Below is an article I wrote on fraternal communion from Church references:
Comments or complaints are welcome.