Dating marriage and sex
That being said, I wish everyone could date long-distance.I’m not in any way taking a stand against same-city unions, but I commending long-distance dating whenever God connects the dots, especially in our day.It eliminates nights and nights of just watching television or movies. If clarity is your shared aim in dating, and if healthy communication is a priority for your marriage (and it should be), then there’s nothing better for you to do together than just talk.From my experience, then, and from talking with several others who’ve recently dated long distance, here are three pieces of counsel for those pursuing clarity toward marriage from far away.The hurdles should keep us from hurrying to a decision to marry.Be skeptical of the romantic euphoria you feel after a month of late-night talks or your first couple of weekends together. Plan for trips to spend time with people in each other’s lives.
You’re trying to make the headlines — exciting and discouraging — feel real for your boyfriend or girlfriend, but as much as they care about you, they aren’t there.
Ironically, we may need to be more intentional and vigilant.
In pursuing a marriage between sinners, be wary of anything that comes You probably will learn more facts about one another than you would have if you were living in the same city, because you’ll talk more.
We all do well to make decisions in dating with that reality in mind.
However, since long-distance relationships bring special challenges, they require special wisdom.