Dating and courtship patterns in europe
A woman was never permitted to go out alone and meet a gentleman.
The society had laid down some stringent rules for courting and these had to be followed.
The men while dating a woman were discreet to never break an engagement as it tarnished the woman’s reputation.
Step 3 – marriage In Victorian courtships, marriage was the final stage.
Thus, some or the other kind of supervision was ensured when the couples were meeting.
A woman was never allowed to go out at night with a gentleman.It’s completely acceptable for either the man or woman to do the asking.