What does courtship mean in Islam?
In modern American Muslim cultures, the means to connect with potential spouses vary within communities and when navigating society at large. “Muslim courtship,” which is to say getting to know someone with the intention of marriage, is also growing in popularity.
Is dating accepted in Islam?
Dating is still linked to its Western origins, which implies underlying expectations of sexual interactions — if not an outright premarital sexual relationship — which Islamic texts prohibit. But Islam does not forbid love.