Do not consummate the marriage until their interim is fulfilled.
You should know that GOD knows your innermost thoughts, and observe Him.
Anyone who rejects faith, all his work will be in vain, and in the Hereafter he will be with the losers. Those who transgress these limits are the transgressors.
Successful indeed are the believers; who are reverent during their Contact Prayers (Salat). Qur'an 23:1-7 They shall not reveal any parts of their bodies, except that which is necessary.
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However the dating that is vogue in North America involves intimate relationship such as touching, kissing, petting, necking that ultimately results in pre-marital sex.
This was not there in North America before the Second World War.
The second group I call "Eid Muslims," because many are not strict in practice and attend mosques only on holidays.
Are parents in North America going to arrange the marriages of their young children as is done in some Islamic countries?
In Islamic countries there are matrimonial brokers and agents who work to match the brides and bridegroom.
According to the Qur'anic commands unmarried men and women should maintain their chastity until marriage. The Prophet (peace be upon him) also reportedly said, "Whenever a man is alone with a woman, Satan (Shaytan) is the third among them" (Tirmidhi).
When young people are getting to know each other, being alone together is a temptation toward wrongdoing. However, it is not allowed in Islam to take a non-mahram person or persons of the opposite gender as a very close friend. In the Quran, Allah subhanahu wa taala mentioned that good men and women are those who marry, do not have fornicating relationships and do not have paramours (akhdan see al-Nisa ; al-Maidah 5:5).