Even if you're not religious, courtship guidelines offer solid advice to the modern daters among us.

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And it's very funny: 'Sister Sue, she's short and stout/ She didn't grow up, she grew out/ Mama says she's plain but she's just bein' kind/ Papa thinks she's pretty but he's almost blind/ Don't let her out much 'cept at night/ But I don't care 'cause I'm all right.' UNCLE BOB'S MIDNIGHT BLUES (1970, 12 SONGS) Early in his songwriting career, Randy Newman decided that love songs didn't interest him (and didn't suit his voice) and he became more focussed on laying out characters, especially writing from the outside of so-called 'normal society'.

Sometimes his characters are nerdy oddballs (as in The Girls in My Life) and sometimes they are just crazy.

So, Mom and Dad are allowed to counsel their son if they feel he is compromising the woman in any way.

While the same applies to many courting couples, traditional courtship encourages group dates before private time.

If you're a woman eager to let the man take the lead, by all means, let him!

It just means that people enter into courtships for the purpose of a serious, future-focused relationship.

It's difficult to define, but the essential difference between courting and dating lies in their purposes: people date for various reasons, but people court And despite its old-fashioned connotations, courting is still widely practiced today — especially in religious circles.

There's no "shopping around" once you start courting.

If you want to settle down, don't feel uncomfortable passing on a man who's sweet and charming but a total commitment-phobe.