Friendship dating and marriage
In a society where one-night stands are the norm, and relationships are regarded as disposable, how should we approach dating? In their eyes, dating is done solely for recreation and with no thought for future consequences. Keep reading to find answers to our most frequently asked questions about dating. Oftentimes, men and women choose to date without giving any thought to marriage, and this is where we see people make messes.In short, a dating relationship can’t be healthy unless both parties are healthy.By healthy, we mean both parties know who they are, have worked out their past baggage, have been walking in purity, are known in community and live a full life.If this happens, both parties in the relationship need to receive a word from God for themselves.
Yes, we are meant to be in community and meant to be in relationship with others but if you’re relying on people too much for fulfillment, you may have put others in your God spot.
If you feel confident that you’re going to God first to satisfy many of your needs, you’re ready to get out there and start pursuing healthy relationships. There aren’t any hard and fast rules around age limit and dating.
We just want to be careful if there’s a huge divide in maturity and life experience.
The question isn’t really if it is right or wrong, but if it is healthy.
It used to be the norm for an older man to be with a younger woman. What we typically think when we see a younger woman with an older man is that she either wants the security that an older man gives her, or she has father issues and wants a father.