The process of courting is a period during which a couple develop a romantic relationship before getting married. It is the period of development towards an intimate relationship wherein couples get to know each other and decide if there will be an engagement or other romantic arrangement. All depending on the type of courtship being practised.

A courtship may be an informal and private matter between two people or may be a public affair, or a formal arrangement with family approval. However, traditionally, in the case of a formal engagement, it has been perceived that it is the role of a male to actively “court” or “woo” a female, thus encouraging her to understand him and her receptiveness to a proposal of marriage.

However, courting doesn’t have a specified period of time. The duration courtship varies considerably throughout the world. Although, depending on the preferences of the engaging persons.

Below are various types of courtships I can bet you didn’t know about.


This is a type of courtship whuch consists of sets of people that don’t talk freely in there courtship, whereby, fiancé is acting in a strange manner to his fiancée and vice versa. It is not that they are deaf dump but they are not close in heart. The major cause of this is ignorance.

Sometimes, Christian brothers and sisters practice this kind of courtship in the name of spirituality. Also, some people will not want to offend their partners maybe because of position, age difference or wealth, and as a result of that they will be mute throughout their courtship life.


As the name implies, they are the set of people that talk in their courtship but without sense. This set of people never talk right things. They are inclined in excessive talking, that is, always ready to talk even at length but you cannot hold any point. Their talks are mostly about unimportant things in a friendly way. This type of courtship is usually full of gossip and malice.


This type of courtship is full of jokes. They take things for granted and turn everything to child play. They are never serious with each other. Serious matters are not common in their discussion. They think inappropriately and laugh on things that doesn’t worth it. They are too playful, frolicsome, perky, lighthearted, giddy, frivolous and silly in nature. Their talks lack intellectual substance and things not worth serious consideration.


These are the set of people that believe everything is fun. They never talk to plan, they talk to spend. Too extravagant. They are full of eatery, clubbing, film house etc. They can never sit down at the round table to talk about progress in their courtship, but the next party to attend.


This can be said to be the best type of courtship. It consist of people that construct their marital future with the content of their discussions.

They are full of talks that are carefully considered and meant to be helpful to their marriage in the nearest future. Their talks, jokes, and fun are building them up for glorious marriage. They are polite and moderate in every sense of life.
Well-mannered, socially superior to ordinary people and considered refined or cultured.

They talk with grace, courtesy, love and have respect for each other. Maturity is written all over them.


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