Romans 8:5 For those who are according to the flesh and are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the [Holy] Spirit.
5 For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the purpose of His will [because it pleased Him and was His kind intent]- God created you and He knows your wants, desires and needs.
He knows what is best for you no matter what you think is best for you. My definition of what dating is today is "experimenting," and experiments of this nature can easily get out of control.
This does not mean you won't have feelings for each other but true love is not feelings alone. We as Christians are commanded to be led by the Holy Spirit, not by how we feel.
Romans For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
If it is a man and they have read the Word they usually quote 1st Corinthians emphasizing the "seek not a wife" part with a pained look on there face.