Assuming that all Amish practice the same dating customs would be like assuming that all “English” love NASCAR, classical music, and aerobic workouts.
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.
There is plenty of time between songs to talk and socialize. The group will then hang around for an hour or two after singing with the unattached boys and girls sizing each other up as likely partners.
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.
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