I remember thinking the same way you are, in fact, I thought this way until I was well into my 20's. I have had many relationships something like the one you are describing, but this was before I was saved and found out what the Bible has to say on the issue.
I have to tell ya, I agree with those here who believe in not dating. When you look at the examples in the Bible, you don't find couples dating. What you do find is a man and a woman meeting, deciding they are for each other, and coming together in marriage. In fact, in one case, it wasn't even this. Abraham sent a ser