Christian dating how to begin
The girl wants to be at the centre of her boyfriend’s universe.To achieve that she will struggle against her willingness to give over whatever she perceives he wants from her.The guy is fighting back the urge to fulfill his sexual desires.As a Christian he knows he is supposed to be practicing chastity, but he too begins looking for how far he can go to get some degree of satisfaction.Nature of Dating Relationships: There are different ways to approach dating.Two stand out as the most common approaches in our society.Even when they remain virgins “technically” – in other words they haven’t gone “all the way” – they often will sacrifice their purity in some shape or form to each other. The Virtue of Friendship: Through fostering the virtue of friendship during the teenage years, boys and girls, young men and women, learn how to relate to the opposite sex.
All of this happens while enjoying the dynamics of having fun in pressure-free relationships. They get all the benefits of what is good from dating, without all the confusion.How many times can you fall in and out of being a different man’s “one and only” before you stop believing that you are worth loving and being truly cherished as one man’s “one and only true love” for life? By the time you are ready to marry and you find that someone whom God has called you to be with, what meaning in your life will all those past relationships have?How many men can you let into your heart as your “one and only” before you stop believing that you are truly capable of loving one man alone, unconditionally for life? Very little – apart from the regrets you might feel because you had given your heart, affection and perhaps physical intimacy to someone who is now not your husband.I believe it’s important to step back from the pressures around you and take a good look at the whole issue of dating. I hope that by giving you such a full answer, it will open your heart to the counter-cultural approach I am proposing to you regarding romance, dating and courtship.The Purpose of Dating: What is the purpose of dating?