Christian dating and relationship advice
Many students ask the question, “How far should I go on a date?
While you do not have to commit to marrying this person right away, you should realize that any guy-girl relationship you begin has the potential to end in marriage. That is why it is important to consider some warning signs you will look for while dating someone. If you desire to have a marriage relationship built on Scripture, you will want to marry a man who will be a strong spiritual leader to you and your future family. Your spiritual maturity may result in frustration and leadership struggles if he is not as strong as you in his relationship with God. Ultimately, your spiritual condition is up to you and you alone.Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.If you answered “yes” to the above questions, then 1 Corinthians 13 says that you truly have a loving relationship.If you answered “no” to any of the above questions, then maybe you should discuss those issues with your boyfriend or girlfriend.A kiss may be seen as a caring gesture and not have a sexual connotation to one, while the other person may be stimulated into sexual thoughts and response just by thinking about it.
The topic is one that needs to be openly discussed and mutual acceptance of a definition that works for each of them.
There is nothing sinful about the activity of kissing or cuddling, depending upon the definition one gives to these words.
When is it okay and when is it something that becomes unhealthy?
We should date for fun, friendship, personality development and selection of a mate, not to be popular or for security.
Don't allow peer pressure to force you into dating situations that are not appropriate.
The place of faith and God within the context of a new relationship can often bring to mind questions that are not so easily answered or put away.