3 purposes of dating
One of the reasons there was this disagreement was that they did not want their children growing up doing what many did during the sexual revolution in the 60’s.The act of dating is seen to be very temporary, with such acts seeming as if they are “on one day” and “off the other”.
Furthermore, there is vast individual variation between couples.
Ivory French casket with scenes of romances – possibly a courtship gift.
Courtship is the systematic process that one undergoes in order to ensure compatibility with a lifelong partner.
Courtship in Australia is generally reserved to those with religious affiliation.
As a standard rule, dating is widely accepted; along with inter-racial relationships, gay/lesbian relationships, pre-marital sex and abortion.