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· Develops a self-centered, feeling-oriented concept of love.· Teaches people to break off relationships easily, conditioning them more for divorce than marriage.by Rev & Mrs Jack Sin Introduction If you seem to have an interest to know someone of the opposite gender, I have an announcement to make - you are perfectly normal!Do not be surprised or ashamed, but caution is required here as well.· Develops an appetite for variety and change in relationships, creating dissatisfaction within marriage.· Promotes lust and immoral habits, opening the door for sin.The second factor I attribute to my lack of dates is the sheer facts that I just couldn’t handle dating nor was dating a priority in my life; although, there were times when I would have a tinge of jealousy towards girls who had steady boyfriends. ” Two reasons: one, having been sexually abused at an early age, my hormones kicked in prematurely making the temptation to give in much stronger than had I have not been sexually abused.Secondly, because of the sexual abuse and having gone out with mostly “jerks”, I learned early to associate sex and love.
First, I took to heart advice given to me by a couple of wise individuals.Though arranged marriages are found in Scriptures, I believe that was probably more of a cultural thing rather than something mandated by God. I only had the very rare opportunity to attend a school dance or other function with a friend.No doubt, my negative thoughts and feelings towards courtship, arranged marriages, and dating stem from my own past failures in these endeavors. Circumstances did not change much once I got in college either.Let us discuss some practical concerns for a healthy date. It is hard to put an age limit on when to begin Christian courtship.It is useful to follow the following criteria: · One who is mentally, spiritually and emotionally mature · Who recognize their gift for marriage (I Cor 7:7) or do not have the gift of celibacy, · Who is praying and seeking God's will for marriage · And is ready about commitment in a serious relationship .