” Beyond the bad hair, there’s a lot of truth to that line.
Whenever I talk to married people about their spouses, one of the first things I hear so many of them say is “I feel like __________ is my best friend.” Cultivating a strong friendship is the root of a strong marriage, because there is a deep, intentional, and relational commitment that comes with making a marriage work.
By Scott Douglas As a student minister, one of the hardest areas for me to have influence in teenagers’ lives is with their dating choices.
These friendships need not become romantic, that will come in its own time.
Song of Solomon advises us over and over to “not awaken love until it pleases.” We need to remember that there are boundaries to our friendships, especially those with the opposite sex.
For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? When you do decide to date, dating with intentionality involves not wasting your time with pointless relationships.
I want to pose this question to you: if the most important thing in your life is your relationship with Christ, then should that not also be the most important thing in their life?
I’ve dealt with several married couples who treated their marriage vows like two 8th graders at a dance acting like they’ll never break up. We are far too easily pleased.” 1) Don’t date anyone you couldn’t see yourself marrying I know this is really hard to swallow in middle or high school, and that’s for a good reason.
I want you to totally rethink what you believe about dating – who you date, when you date, and why you date. In 2 Corinthians 6, Paul lays out the relationship between believers and unbelievers – in particular look at -15 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever?
Unfortunately, I think this happens too often in dating relationships.
You think you’re ready to handle it, you get in over your head, and then realize how unprepared you were.
There is no need for them to be involved with a young woman’s heart. Society expects you to, at best, comb your hair and show up for school sorta on time. I wish you could see me playing the world’s smallest violin as I write this.