In most cases, he will consult his parents, but in some situations, such as in the absence of parents due to death, other Godly mentors such as a pastor may fill this role of counselor.
As God’s direction to pursue courtship is confirmed through the man’s authorities, through insights from God’s Word, and through prayer, he should contact the woman’s father to request permission to initiate the courtship.
Similarly, the man who initiates the courtship has unique responsibilities.
The family plays a critical role in helping a man or woman identify characteristics and traits of a potential partner that are important to know before deciding to get married.
In a courtship relationship, a couple turns usually to their parents to be their mentors.Mentors can hold the couple accountable to consider insightful questions to gain wisdom as God leads them forward in the relationship or directs them to end the courtship.To defraud another person is to stir up in them desires that cannot be righteously satisfied.Until you are ready for marriage, ask God to lead you in developing friendships with Godly men and women, but do not try to win the affections of those friends.When a man senses God leading him to pursue marriage with a particular woman, he should seek counsel from God-given authorities.