However, many Greek women still enjoy old-fashioned courtship, and wining and dining them and giving them flowers demonstrates that romantic gestures never go out of fashion.
Traditionally, young couples were introduced to one another by their families and their dates were chaperoned until they were married.
However, many young people in Greece now prefer to meet people through work and social activities.
It is a Greek tradition for young men and women to be introduced to one another by their families.
Greek dating websites help Greek people to get together and are useful for those who live and work abroad but still want to meet and marry someone from their own country.
Sue Blundell, in her book, "Women In Ancient Greece," reveals that marriage contests, where many suitors vie for the hand of one woman, were common in Bronze Age Greece.
A famous example involves Cleisthenes, tyrant of Sicyon, in early sixth century BC.