You must have a means of knowing if or when you have found that special person.
It should be taken as seriously as any other major decision in life--with prayer, careful investigation and family involvement.
The most commonly recognized definition is “an appointment for a specified time; especially a social engagement between two persons of opposite sex” (.
As a result, if two people are “dating,” this could mean they have dated only twice, yet have become interested in pursuing marriage.
That’s what I told our family friend who was concerned that I wasn’t dating at the age of 26. It’s just that I found the whole dating scene rather depressing.
So one solution to this dilemma is to avoid the subject altogether and remain single.