The most daring couples might change into English clothes, get into a car and head for a party where they can sample worldly temptations. Bed Courtship Some Amish dating relationships start out with a different twist.
In the Amish districts that sanction bed courtship, the boy asks the girl if he can take her home. They immediately go upstairs and get into her bed fully clothed, where they are expected to talk all night without touching.
So in these households, the old reasons for bed courtship remain.
It is an old custom and these ultra-conservative churches stubbornly cling to old traditions.
Many go on to college or tech school where they can dip into a large pool of likely dating candidates. Customs differ The Amish, like we outsiders, are not a monolithic society.