Maybe you have managed to withhold from going “all the way,” but that “not so bad” stuff has become commonplace in your relationship?
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Is sexual purity even possible? ” In today’s sex-crazed, , and “purity is lame” culture, I’m sure many of us have found ourselves in one of the scenarios described above. it is really hard for two young, hormone-filled people who are intensely attracted to each other to keep their hands off each other. In the five years we dated before getting married, pursuing purity in our relationship was definitely a real struggle and constant battle.
Every time I speak on this topic, at least 2-3 couples break up that very evening! Listen to Podcast Session #010 and Podcast Session #011 to hear this talk. The entire world could end up being paired with the wrong person because you picked the wrong “one”.
For example, there are 3 myths that must be “busted” in order to move forward. This mentality also sets you up for a wild goose chase all over the world to find the right person.
It is easy to see only the positive in the other person and completely ignore any warning signs. It would be foolish to date someone and not even consider the possible outcomes.
Not only would it be foolish, but downright selfish.
but no where in the bible i find is there a mention of relationships and boundaries cause ultimatley back then they didnt date but girls where promsied to men for marriage ...
Although we managed to save sex until our wedding night, it was all the “not so bad” stuff that would lead us to tears and our knees before the Lord, asking for forgiveness and a fresh start.
In the first half of our dating relationship, we definitely did it wrong.
If a man cannot do that, he is not ready to be a husband.
And if he is not ready to be a husband, dating him could only have a sorrowful outcome.