Because there is almost no market for true Dating Sim games outside of Japan, it's a frequent misunderstanding among western gamers that "Dating Sim" is the general term for all ren'ai (romantic love) games.
In fact, many romance games are Visual Novels, which is a much different game style.
Make sure practice your date skills before you go on a real date.
You don't want to make a complete fool out of yourself do you?
Did it ever occur to you that you can find something so entertaining, fulfilling and exciting that can make you feel better at least for a while without feeling any pain?
Well my friends prepare for the power of the virtual love.
In recent years, there have been many Role Playing Games that incorporate dating sim elements.