Dating terms of endearment

12 Feb

Remember, as we discussed in the second post of the series, the purpose of the Dating/Courting relationship is to prayerfully see if God is leading the two of you together in marriage while keeping Christ first, and pursuing the best interest of the other. This is why it is a very good idea to use the first few months of this bran new relationship as an opportunity to ask more intentional questions, finding more important facts about the person .mid adult couple holding hands and praying " data-medium-file="https://strivingforwisdom.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/couple-praying.jpg?w=300&h=226" data-large-file="https://strivingforwisdom.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/couple-praying.jpg? w=476" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-684" title="couple-praying" alt="" src="https://strivingforwisdom.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/couple-praying.jpg?this is all part of putting the other person’s needs above your wants.Respecting Authority This goes hand in hand with my last post.

Getting Physical Another thing that gets emotions going much faster than they should is becoming physical with the person. In 1Tim5:1-2 Paul tells Timothy: “.” It is interesting that Paul tells Timothy (and thus all other men) to treat younger women as sisters, in all purity.This is a principle that apples in dating relationships and plutonic friendships alike.What a great opportunity for discussion between the two of you! If you believe God is leading you two closer together, talk about it.Open Communication As you get to know each other better, ask questions. Cultivate a relationship that is built on open communication. Starting now with open communication will help set up for a healthy pattern for a marriage, should God lead in that direction.A good question to ask is: “Is it treating a young woman in all purity when you have your hands and lips all over her?” It is important to set up physical standards, and abide by them.But now there can be a new and exciting element of seeking council!As you move farther along in the relationship, it is a good idea to seek guidance .