Just as in the outside world, it might take someone several tries to find a lifelong partner.The more conservative couples practice traditional Amish dating customs.
Bed courtship is practiced only by the ultra-conservative churches.
The parents rely on the church teachings to prevent hanky-panky. The custom was practiced in Europe for centuries before immigrants introduced it to the American colonies.
The Sunday night singing is not meant for devotion.
The songs of worship are faster and more energetic than the slowly chanted songs of the morning church service.
Amish dating customs provide young Amish adults with a means of finding a lifelong partner while following the rules of the church.