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In relation to your question about taking Amrit, yes you can take Amrit without knowing how to speak Punjabi. Sikh means learner and we will continue to learn till the end whether we take Amrit or not. You can always start learning and continue to improve in your Punjabi as time goes on, besides there are many websites and apps that can help.

In Sikhism there should not be such a thing as dating. There is no purpose for it unless you are looking to get married and settle down. If you are for example a 16 years old why would you want to get a boyfriend. Why invest time, money and effort into a relationship you know is temporary. What is the reason you are with this person is it because they are attractive? Gurbani says

ਪਰ ਤ੍ਰਿਅ ਰੂਪੁ ਨ ਪੇਖੈ ਨੇਤ੍ਰ ॥ “With your eyes, do not even gaze (in a lustful manner) upon the beauty of another.” ~ Sukhmani Sahib.

Being in such a relationship you are moving away from your Guru. Your focus is on another person and trying to maintain a relationship that will most likely not last. Even if it is not about attraction and simply about finding company you should be free and independent. Especially if you are young, it is the time you enjoy life, study hard experience new things live your lives. There is so much to do, to see, to learn why put yourself in a situation where you are worrying about a person’s opinions about you or worrying about someone not replying to your texts. It is the best time for you to learn about Sikhi, to get closer with Guru Ji.

You mentioned your friends who are Amritdharis are in relationships. It is important to remember that not everything Amritdharis may do is right. You need to think for yourself, why is there a need to find someone to be in a relationship. Most often it is because of the influence of society, if everyone else is doing it why shouldn’t I? Being in boyfriend/girlfriend relations also these days lead to premarital sex or some sort of activities in those categories which is wrong. We should have respect for ourselves Guru Ji even gives us a reminder in the form of one of our 5K’s the Kachera, to preserve our dignity to remind ourselves to be smart and stay away from lust. At the end of the day however it is up to you, no one can stop an individual from making decisions. In Sikhism it is perfectly fine to be in relationships but why you wish to be in one is important. If you are looking for a long-term situation and are thinking of getting married then it makes sense to find someone and spend time with them. If however you are going out with someone because everyone else is doing it, or feel attracted to someone then it is best to take a step back and actually think about where the relationship could take you whether it will mean moving further away from your Guru or closer to your Guru.

My apologies, I did not intend for my response to be as long as it is, and I hope it doesn’t come across as a lecture of sorts. I think it was important to discuss especially in this day and age where these things are common. Also no disrespect to Amrtidhari people I admire them for taking a step towards their Guru but there are instances where some do the wrong things like go to clubs and other people point fingers which is not right, especially if people aspiring to take Amrit or are getting into Sikhi see this and feel it is acceptable.

Bhul chuk maaf karna, apologies for any mistakes made. Feel free to post any more questions.