Dating a catholic woman accommodating female
Are there circumstances when it is not allowed to date or "go steady" with someone?
There are certain rules regarding this because there exist certain dangers in company-keeping; dangers with regards to purity or chastity which, because of the weakness of our human nature due to original sin, we must guard ourselves against.
(Well, I suppose that person has to be willing to marry so I guess we aren’t completely free.) And thus, you are perfectly within your rights to exclude any persons, or group of persons, whose life experiences you don’t believe would be a good match for yours.
Many single Catholics are reluctant to date divorced men and women who haven’t received annulments from the Church.
Even though I am not a young person anymore my beliefs have not changed related to dating divorced women.
I also think that I am doing the will of God by practicing what I believe.
Before setting down any moral principle, two things must be considered: The first is that steady dating or company-keeping has for its purpose marriage.
We are—or at least we should be—free to marry or not to marry anyone we choose.
I think that if I didn’t have faith in God it probably wouldn’t matter if anyone I was interested in dating had religious beliefs or not or whether they were previously married or not.