Christian view dating courtship my boyfriend uses internet dating sites

03 Oct

Courtship may be defined as a mutual commitment made between a man and a woman to meet regularly for the purpose of knowing each other better and seeking God's will with the aim of marriage one day if it is His divine will.

We should include here that there should be a clear understanding that if the courtship does not work out, both persons are to be mature enough to part as friends without resentment and with all due respect for each other's feelings.

The man and woman attempt to not stir up each other's love prematurely and thus do not act like a couple or as if they belong to each other.

The man treats the woman as a sister in all purity.

Skeptical about the possibility of lifelong love, they readily list downsides to marriage.

A few admit that they would like to marry-for friendship, to ward off loneliness, and for support-but even they see marriage as constricting, depriving them of freedom and the ability to focus on their careers. If your family is attached to the ritual and ceremony you'll want to do it," but otherwise "we don't think it's necessary." Her family agrees.

I was fortunate enough to have an interesting conversation with a woman by the name of Rowina Seidler, who has written many articles reflecting on this very issue.

She has recently been married and I found myself extremely blessed by the insight she gave into her experiences and her standpoint on how believers should participate in courtship in a biblical manner, beautifully validated by particular Scriptures.

They embody the stereotype of a younger generation that sees nothing wrong with "hooking up" or cohabiting before marriage.Teenagers in school will be too young to start dating and courtship.In Singapore, the average age for marriage is between 27-30 years old.One thing we fail to realize as Christians however is that, there is a difference between Dating someone and courting someone.I personally think courtship is a more scriptural way to meet a prospective spouse than dating.