How to not take dating seriously
I just heard an older guy say to a younger girl, "Do you really think we can have something serious with our age difference? Don't get me wrong, I know that a lot younger girls are too immature to be in any relationship in the first place, but I think it's unfair to sort of dismiss all younger girls as just "sex material".
A friend recently shared the article, “Are Christian Guys Not Taking Dating Seriously? She garnered many responses running the gamut of support, qualifications and criticism. The author, a man, looks critically at Christian dating culture and the ways that men feed into some unhealthy trends that have infiltrated the Church. We long for our Prince Charming to sweep us off our feet and live for the moment when he finally will. That is also biblical, just as a call to singleness can be, and God places desires in our hearts for a reason. We will encounter a multitude of relationships with other believers throughout our lives.
There is freedom in recognizing that, above all else, these men are your brothers in Christ.Be honest with the Lord, but fight to embrace His journey.It’s way better than anything you could have come up with, trust me. in History from the University of Central Florida, an MBA in International Business from John Brown University and completed an 8-month discipleship program at the Kanakuk Institute.Hiding who you are, what you think and what your desires are prevents a man from knowing whether or not he could potentially lead you one day in marriage.We, as women, don’t often reflect on the role of submission when we dream about marriage one day, but I can guarantee you that leadership is on the forefront of many godly men’s minds. As we communicate concerns, express feelings and resolve conflict we sharpen one another and learn whether or not we are willing to submit to another’s communication style.