Advice christian courting dating
Friendship First, Not Marriage Behind every good marriage is an even better friendship.
Instead of thinking about dating with marriage as the end goal, focus on friendship.
Many relationships are based on the love of a sport, hobby or physical attraction, but a godly courtship is based on the individual's relationship with God.
Drifting in these dry parts for long leads to hooking up and behaviors that will leave both parties confused in soul and mind. What if Christians took all of the legalism, fear and traditions of man out of the process and just looked at dating like cultivating any other normal relationship…just getting to know someone.
It might look like this: Snatch Off The Expectations Avoid jumping into exclusivity right away, you’re just trying to get to know someone.
The Church, it seems, doesn’t trust their young people to handle getting to know someone with maturity and self-discipline.
Hey, we all get it there are some ‘appetites’ that need to be kept in check, but should we go so far as to say that dating is only for those with marriage in mind?