Jehovah’s Witnesses view dating, not as recreation, but as a form of courtship, a serious step toward marriage.Many parents set rules for their Christian teens about dating.Then you can sit down and have a conversation to see if your teen is ready.Pros: The Bible says Christians should be yoked to fellow believers.In the last season of "19 Kids and Counting," you've seen not one, but two Duggar daughters (Jill and Jessa) go through the courting process.And you've probably noticed that the Duggars take courting (their version of dating) very seriously.
Tell your teen that you will talk about dating when he or she is ____ years old.
Each Duggar lady (and Duggar guy, too) sets standards for her relationship as soon as a courtship is official, but the rules evolve as the relationship becomes more serious.
Read on to get all the do's and don'ts of Duggar dating. Dad approves all courtships Before a boy approaches one of the lovely Duggar daughters, he must go through Jim Bob first.
The more zealous a Jehovah's Witness is, the more serious they are about the dating rules and proper etiquette. An exception might be if there is an adult chaperone or perhaps double dating, but even this would be looked down upon, because someone who is not financially stable and ready to get married should not be dating.
Jehovah's Witnesses who date are ready, willing, and able to marry someone. Before they start dating, they must be in a position to get married, - spiritually, physically, emotionally, and financially. parents would not likely let their under age son or daughter date if they don't have a job and are still going to school.
While setting rules is a good idea, it is important for parents to think through the rules that they do set.