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Because it means exclusivity, courtship needs to be a short period of time, and have a definitive end. Otherwise, you risk hurting each other in a way you do not wish to, but can simply because you are not yet married.
It risks looking like and acting like you are married, when you have not formally made the commitment.
I don't want to date more than one guy at a time, but I might not want to marry that one guy, either. These terms are often used interchangeably, depending on which one the person feels most comfortable using. You never hear a non-Christian use this term at any time.
So courtship, just as a term, has meaning and value to a Christian.
To say that you are courting someone or are in a courtship is basically to say “I am moving toward potential marriage with this person, and we shall see how it goes.” It also absolutely implies exclusivity with the person.
They are two very different words, with different meanings, and indicate two different places in the process towards marriage.
In fact, with regards to “dating” I should not be too quick to say that this term necessarily included in the process towards marriage.
Worse, they naturally are inclined to want to sample the marriage-only goods as well, proving further they don’t want the commitment and responsibility that comes with the dating process toward marriage.
I think these persons should be made to where a tag that says “Samples Only” so the single people serious about finding the right person and ready to make a commitment can avoid wasting time with the sample-only people.