This can be good or bad—it depends on your specific situation.
It use to be marriage meant then you have sex, you live together, and you share the finance.nowadays People are dating and are already having sex, living together, and sharing the finance.
While there are non-Christians who date with the intention of having a series of intimate physical relationships, for the Christian this is not acceptable and should never be the reason for dating.
Many Christians see dating as little more than friendship and maintain the friendship aspect of their dating until both people are ready to commit to each other as potential marriage partners.
He asked me what was the difference between dating and marriage.