Be honest and direct about your intentions when you start dating someone. For those who prefer an equal-opportunity approach to dating, try letting him pay now and then (or at least hold the door for you) without being deeply offended.
Many men like to feel they're leading the way, even if you know you secretly have the upper-hand. In more conservative circles, pastors and parents act as matchmakers.
If you're tired of dating, have you considered courtship?
It's difficult to define, but the essential difference between courting and dating lies in their purposes: people date for various reasons, but people court And despite its old-fashioned connotations, courting is still widely practiced today — especially in religious circles.
“Courtship is really waiting for the one God has for you and praying through the whole process,” the father of 19 says.
“It’s really examining the person and considering, ‘Would this be the guy I want to be the father of my kids? Rule 2: Three (or four, or 15) is NOT a crowd: There’s always a chaperone.
If we want our young people to be prepared for marriage these are the questions that we must ask: In answering these questions, we need to know the criteria by which the answers must be judged.