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When there is a multi-district Amish event, a young woman doesn’t need to wonder if a man is married, or try to get close enough to spot a ring. With great anticipation, the bride and groom’s family hopes the couple will be expecting by the following wedding season. Only comments left on this post on my website will be entered into the giveaway.
The importance of family is part of what makes the Amish community such a tight-knit group and choosing a spouse to build a family with is a crucial and joyous element of that.
If a boy is interested in a girl, he offers to give her a ride home.
While English dates might include a dinner and a movie, Amish dates typically involve taking buggy rides together or participating in outdoor activities with a group.
If they enjoy each other’s company, he will begin picking her up and taking her home from future gatherings.
If either of them has siblings who are married, they’ll visit that couple while dating/courting.
If an unattached young man and woman meet for the first time during one of these gatherings, or if two young people who already know each other begin to feel an attraction, the man will ask to drive her home (in his buggy).
Those writing about rumschpringe often imply that the Amish raise their children strictly, but when those children enter their rumschpringe, they let them run wild, allowing them to indulge freely in drinking, drugs, parties, sex, etc. Yes, some teens, regardless of how they’ve been raised, will break free of all their parents hold dear and act in unbecoming ways. Does that mean the parents throw open the door and encourage their children to sow their wild oats while they can? During my times of staying with the Old Order Amish, I’ve witnessed the parents allowing their teens to express their personalities.
Or they might stay in a room above a carriage shop or rent a garage apartment of a non-Amish neighbor, or a small home on someone’s farm. She will receive her choice of either Heaven is for Real or Same Kind of Different As Me.
The fresh-shaven face of the groom before the wedding won’t remain smooth after the wedding. The first is the two winners of an autographed copy of Plain Wisdom: An Invitation Into An Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women. Ladies, please send your name and mailing address to [email protected] claim your book!
One of the main social events young Amish men and women enjoy is the Sunday evening singings. These singings can include Amish teens from many districts far and wide, and the events are adult-supervised.
The parents who live on the property and the ones who’ve come to help out will stay seated during the singing until the good-bye song begins. It’s a great way to fellowship and to have romance spark between young people.