Sometimes those in the relationship cannot see what went wrong and only those outside can see better. For this reason his faithfulness in service to our Lord...
Courtship is a time to discern if the other party is ready for the role they are to play as husband/wife. The passages in the New Testament that address this issue are Matthew -32; 19:1-12; Mark 10:1-12; Luke ; 1 Corinthians -16; and Deuteronomy 24:1-4 in the Old Testament is important background.
I hope it is not because you want to escape from home, or you are anxious because everybody else has a partner and you don’t, or you feel lonely and have the need for love. It is to prepare for a possible God-honouring life-time partnership in marriage.
At Focus on the Family, we've offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.
Some of the messages we've presented have taken the position that Christians can apply their faith in such a way that they can still work within the system they've inherited.
If you are doing it to kill boredom or cure your loneliness or to make sure you are not unattached then you are not mature enough to start courtship.
However if you believe that you are entering courtship for the right reason, here are some points to note: Courtship should not be entered into lightly or when both parties are unsure of the will of God.