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The average duration of courtship varies considerably throughout the world.
Furthermore, there is vast individual variation between couples.
In some societies, the parents or community propose potential partners and then allow limited dating to determine whether the parties are suited.
In Japan, there is a such type of courtship called Omiai, with similar practices called "Xiangqin" (相親) in the Greater China Area.
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Walters Art Museum Courtship is the period in a couple's relationship which precedes their engagement and marriage, or establishment of an agreed relationship of a more enduring kind.
During courtship, a couple get to know each other and decide if there will be an engagement or other such agreement.
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