Concept of dating in islam
This is because people are blinded by the physical attraction and thus do not choose the compatible partner.The general opinion is that if a person, male or female fears that if he/she does not marry they will commit fornication, then marriage becomes “wajib”.If a person has strong sexual urges then it becomes “wajib” for that person to marry.Marriage is “mithaq” – a solemn covenant (agreement). It should be entered into with total commitment and full knowledge of what it involves.
It is not like buying a new dress where you can exchange it if you don’t like it. One should be mature enough to understand the demands of marriage so that the union can be a lasting one.
Marriage is seen as the only possible way for the sexes to unite.