In other words, one or both of the parties was lying about something at the time they got married, or they were forced into the marriage, rather than of their own free will.The Church investigates the marriage, as well as the history of both of the parties.The following guides emphasize information that can be used to stimulate thinking about cultural differences and prompt questions that will help providers understand how their patients identify with and express their cultural backgrounds.These are not fact lists to apply indiscriminately.It’s no secret that dating in the gay world is hard.
So courtship, just as a term, has meaning and value to a Christian.
An apt analogy to keep in mind is that learning about a specific model of car is helped by referencing the operator’s manual, but reading and even memorizing that manual doesn’t replace learning how to drive a car.
The following cultural patterns may represent many African Americans, but do not represent all people in a community.
I think a single Christian person using “courtship” to describe their dating life wants to psychologically believe they are doing something a little better, a bit more nobler than merely “dating”.
These two words, however, should NOT be used interchangeably.