Now, in a "Questions from Readers" (regular article in one of their magazines), this would be phrased "Do true Christians date online?
"The answer would probably be that dating, unless it is with a view to marry, is unwise, and that online it would be hard to know if a person was in good standing with their local congregation. I'm pretty sure however, that there are dating websites out there offering tepid JW on JW action.
Like most people, she didn’t realize what a difficult strain that would put on their relationship, but here she was another 6 months later, at a “dead end” wondering why he was “scared to death” and wanting to leave her so he could be a more “devoted Jehovah’s Witness.” Our on line discussion began with one member’s reminder to her that Jehovah’s Witnesses are instructed not to marry outside their religion.
.: DATING AND MARRYING A JEHOVAH’S WITNESS: Should I convert to the Jehovah’s Witness religion to continue dating my Jehovah’s Witness girlfriend?
What should we expect if I don’t convert and she leaves her religion for me?
"This is our big family reunion," says Michael Krenzer, a spokesman for the Jehovah's Witnesses in Dortmund.
And since the family must expand, "many Witnesses naturally meet their future spouses here," says Uwe Langhals, another spokesman, who has been a Jehovah's Witness since he was 15.