Variety is the beauty of Muslim lifestyle so you'll find that no two Muslims think exactly the same about the Do's and Don'ts of a Halal date.
In spite of this, there is a generally accepted process as to how an Islamic date should go about.
Of course anyone else who is looking to settle down will have that in common with Muslims.
Muslims believe in One God and therefore live by a moral code they believe is set organically by Him.
All of the explanation below goes back up to the top.
Before you try to understand the hows and whys of Halal Dating, bring God into the equation.
Unless you ask them what actually happens, they won't tell you. And since you are still reading, I'll explain as best I can.