I think that in today's world, it's alright to say that serious dating (with marriage in mind) is the same as courting.
You can call it dating or courting, but it's more the idea than the name.
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Jonathan wrote: "I think courtship is better because it is usually in public like going to a movie with some other friends.
It summons visions of men wooing women with small tokens of affection and asking their hand in marriage on bended knee.
For social scientists, studies of courtship usually look at the process of "mate selection." -A Brief History of Courtship and Dating in America, Part 1 by The Rev'd Skip Burzumato However, between the late 1800s and the first few decades of the 1900s the new system of "dating" added new stages to courtship.
Highlight('comment_body_usertext')" class="small Text" href="#comment_form" ^ I think that a lot of people have differing views of what is "dating" and what is "courting".
I don't think people should date when they're doing it just for the fun of dating.
deleted user wrote: "I absolutely agree with you Laura.\n\n I think that in today\'s world, it\'s alright to say that serious dating (with marriage in mind) is the same as courting.