1. A member of of the date palm, family phoenix dactylifera.
  2. Give them to a special someone.
  3. Then, take them to a nice dinner, have some drinks, tell some jokes, hope they think you're charming, maybe hold hands, maybe go on a walk, maybe try to kiss them, and then hope they don't think you're gross.
  4. Oh! And then give them more dates. The fruit kind.
  5. Oh! And then eventually graduate to SEXTing.
  6. SEXT