A twenty-something single mother has a different state in life than a never-been-married baby boomer.
Consider the following questions to discern whether you are being called to dating or courtship: Depending on your season in life you may view dating and courtship in a different light.
Two people will not be able to give their hearts away in a courtship if they are not in a position to make a real commitment.
For Christians then, dating can be viewed through the lens of a friendship, maintaining the friendship until they are ready for a deeper commitment.
When he instead makes advances towards the married and older Anna, Kitty is beyond devastated.