Christian views on dating and relationships
They are able to begin forming an idea of what it is they are looking for in a future spouse.
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.
As a Christian she knows that she is supposed to practice chastity, but she also does not want to lose his affection and attention.
So she will start to look for “lines” to define how far she is willing to go to win his approval.
They have the opportunities to see certain characteristics in their friends that they admire and others that they know they just could never live with.
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.
Nature of Dating Relationships: There are different ways to approach dating.
Two stand out as the most common approaches in our society.
He will easily discover that by playing on the girl’s emotional needs for commitment and security in the relationship, he can manipulate her to meet his needs.