Custom dating

07 Mar

The Amish socialize at functions like visits, frolics, and church.

Since everyone goes to Church every other week, it is makes sense for the older kids to stay late to mix and match.

Acknowledging that there are many variations, let’s take a look at some Amish dating customs The Setup Amish courtship traditionally begins at age 16 for the boys and age 14-15 for the girls.

Couples from more progressive churches that have drifted more toward the modern world might go into town for the evening.The more conservative couples practice traditional Amish dating customs.They date in their buggies and drink hot chocolate or sodas.They may sit up long into the night getting to know each other.The boy makes the long buggy trip home in the wee hours of the morning.