Remember that a relationship is not just about how you benefit from the other person; it is about how you can invest in that person’s life for the better.
Do not get me wrong; young people and adults should likewise be taught that sex is to be saved for marriage.
However, other forms of intimacy that are not discussed are killing relationships and forcing people to leave with bitterness and discontent.
You need to date someone because you love them and they love you.
Pity and boredom have no place in establishing a dating relationship. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs—how he can please the Lord.
Graham picks Brittany up, and they are hanging out in her room talking before they leave. He stares in the mirror, saying, “Be cool, man—this is ridiculous.” Finally he leaves the bathroom and, as he walks out, realizes he didn’t flush the toilet or turn on the faucet to cover for his nervousness.
He finally excuses himself and goes to the restroom to calm down.
You may be bored and want to date someone because you have nothing better to do.
The person you are on the date with may already be planning the wedding.
As a believer, you are not above becoming attracted to a non-Christian or a married person. Dating, in the sense that I have defined it, is an intentional decision utilized to determine romantic possibilities.
Anything done out of boredom does not imply a desire to love someone else, but a desire to remove the boredom by using the other person.
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