Because they eschew dating conveniences, doesn't mean they're more moral or righteous than anyone. We amish Amish in northeastern NY--it always surprises me to see them smoking or buying junk food in the grocery. But to have your daughter pregnant so she stays Amish is sad. Carol and Alice, you're both right. There is dating about the Amish that makes them immune from temptation or errors.
Amish Dating Customs Amish dating customs provide young Amish adults with a means of finding a lifelong partner while following the rules of the church. In the outside world teenagers mix with the opposite sex on a daily basis during high school. Many go on to college or tech school where they can dip into a large pool of likely dating candidates. Amish schooling ends with the completion of the 8th grade so this source of daily socializing between the young boys and girls ends after the age 14 or