But I sort of got the feeling throughout the clip that it was slanted against the Amish way of life, not just by the ex Amish woman. Like you, Dee, the more I learn, the more I wonder. If a couple hits it off, the Amish dating process with the boy asking the girl if he can drive her home. We seem to have a lot of that in public medias today, not just against the Amish but against Christianity in general. I can't imagine God blessing it. She lay awake and imagined another date with him next week.
Hand holding is not done in public either.
Amish Dating Customs
The Amish Way: I called parents when my children were invited to parties to be sure the parents woul be there and no alcohol. O Be HaPpy! Further confusing the issue is the fact that the Amish were Alsatian from France--near the border of Germany originally, but joined churches with the Swiss. Amish migrated to North America in settling in 20 U.