The men while dating a woman were discreet to never break an engagement as it tarnished the woman’s reputation.Step 3 – marriage In Victorian courtships, marriage was the final stage.
During Victorian era, a couple which dated would normally get married.
In the outside world teenagers mix with the opposite sex on a daily basis during high school.
Many go on to college or tech school where they can dip into a large pool of likely dating candidates. Customs differ The Amish, like we outsiders, are not a monolithic society.
There were many rules in respect of dating which were to be complied with. A single woman never addressed a gentleman without an introduction. No impure conversations were held in front of single women. A woman could not receive a man at home if she was alone. Step 1 – courtship The Victorian people were very cautious about courtships.
Another family member had to be present in the room. There was no physical contact between the woman and the gentleman until marriage. Victorian etiquette for men courting dictated that a man could offer the girl his hand if the road was uneven. She could flirt with her fan, as this behavior was within the protocol of accepted behavior. An unmarried girl would never date a man at the night. The dating would firstly begin when the couple would speak to one another.