Christin dating relationship
Whom you married wasn't even up to you most of the time.
Falling in love before you got married or engaged is a twentieth–century concept. In college, I had an older professor from Japan whose marriage had been arranged.
Dating as a socially accepted means of finding a mate has been around for less than a century.
Before that, strict courtship rituals governed the path to marriage.
He made fun of modern dating, saying, "By the time you get married now, the fun is over.
In an arranged marriage, the fun starts after the wedding!
But I do know this—if you rely on this idea too much, your dating life will get really confusing.
The church has reached a difficult crossroads when it comes to pre–marriage romance.
We no longer have rituals of courtship and arranged marriage to guide us every step of the way. It's also spawned a whole range of opinions and advice on how to handle dating.
There are things floating around that have little or nothing to do with the Bible.
Most are well intended and contain a nugget of truth. Dating is hard enough without sifting through all this erroneous information, so let's debunk some myths.There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.