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This is normally a short-term committed relationship, where other titles (e.g.
husband, partner) are more commonly used for long-term committed relationships.
A boyfriend can also be called an admirer, beau, suitor and sweetheart. Boyfriend and partner mean different things to different people; the distinctions between the terms are subjective.
How the term is used will ultimately be determined by personal preference.
The word dating entered the American language during the Roaring Twenties.
Prior to that, courtship was a matter of family and community interest.
It arose in the Holy Roman Empire from the idealisation of the cavalryman—involving military bravery, individual training, and service to others—especially in Francia, among horse soldiers in Charlemagne's cavalry.