25 Amish Facts They Don’t Want You to Know

No Emotional Foreplay

In Western culture, there is a courtship period leading up to proposals and ceremonies. In modern times, the span of courtship is longer if not endless, with more couples content to remain unmarried. Not so in Amish society. It’s a short courtship, followed by a quick marriage. You may get a few dates before standing before the church congregation. To make it official, the local paper runs an announcement. 

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