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Courtship dating sample

Well, let me tell you, I will do anything not to become one of those statistics that say 50% of all marriages will end in divorce.

In consumer terms, contemporary dating is the equivalent to window-shopping and courtship is shopping w/ cash in hand under the direction of experienced buyers. What’s important is that courtship bypasses the pitfalls of contemporary dating and provides a much safer, smoother ride to the union of man and wife... Which results in hurt feelings, disappointing parents who thought “you both look right for each other” (but, are they right for each other? Good old Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “break” as to separate into parts w/ violence or suddenness; to collapse or give way; to change suddenly. Are you trying to take us back to the olden days - you know medieval times? We like seeing men who are manly enough to work hard to win the hearts of their beloved.

Where did we lose the thrill of true romance, the excitement of planning for marriage, the anticipation of a family’s wholehearted approval, and the determination to stay chaste until the wedding night? We appreciate the tenderness of a moment when our sons and daughters find someone they’re fond of; why not, appreciate the tenderness of the moment when two people realize that God has put them together to raise up another generation in their footsteps.

(See II Corinthians 5:7, Psalm , Romans , Psalm 13, and I John 4:8.) Because each individual, family, and set of circumstances is unique, each courtship will be unique.

Not too long ago, Christian parents along with their youth had realized the need to re-map the route to fruitful, God-ordained marriages.

We should applaud planning for a lifetime of whole-hearted commitment to each other. All I know is that I would like to have my parent’s wisdom, direction on how to begin the next chapter of my life.

You may say, “Enough of the facts and things.” Tell me what you think of it all.

The result has been a push particularly among homeschoolers, to return to the more biblical principals of courtship. Dating may be the best thing that could have ever happened for you to find your spouse... Because I’ve noticed a pattern in dating that, I’ve seen in marriages.