It means becoming physically intimate with each other as one flesh.Marriage involves three elements, commitment, care and concern, and emotion.Of these three relationships, the Scriptures only speak of romantic attraction and desire being expressed in marriage.Song of Songs gives a beautiful picture of the feelings and expression of romantic desire and attraction.Song of Songs -11 says "How delightful is your love my sister, my bride!
Song of Songs 1:2 says “Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is more delightful than wine.” Husbands and wives are to rejoice in each other’s love both romantically and sexually.
This liking involves a "friendship kind of" affection based often on personality and common likes and interests.
A second kind of relationship is “brother-sister in Christ.” If we have accepted Christ as our Savior we have become children of God.
Also, in our culture, through "dating" people will often find a life partner and marry.
How men and women view a "date" and "dating" can have a profound effect on their future.