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For my friend Amber, for instance, it was watching her best friend and younger sister get married (both to wonderful Christian husbands) and start families.She doubted God’s plan for her and began dating more aggressively to hurry up her own trip to the altar.
Christians need to have a different attitude toward dating.In "The Un Guide to Dating," a he said/she said look at adult dating relationships, authors Camerin Courtney and Todd Hertz discuss why the temptations – and dangers – of dating non-Christians are very real. And the temptation can be brought on for a variety of reasons. ” Todd: Nobody consciously thinks, "Boy, I reckon I’m gonna look for a non-Christian to date today." Instead, the temptation to lower our standards sneaks up on us quietly.Paul talks about loving your wife and not being harsh with her.These ideas of love and understanding make me think that they are talking about empathy: simply understanding a woman’s point of view, thinking through her mindset, and respecting and loving that different view point. We’ve covered significantly the subject of men not being able to be leaders and make decisions and how women struggle with that.So when Steve asked her out, her attraction to him – and the idea that he could be her husband someday – far outweighed the serious effect of his beliefs on her faith journey.
Temptation to date a non-Christian can take many forms. If non-Christians are showing interest when Christians either aren’t or aren’t around, it can be hard to resist.
Maybe she has looser standards for sexual activity than Christian women. I mean, if you’re getting no results in your search, it seems sensible to drop the one stipulation that’s narrowing your potential pool, right?
This rationalization is exacerbated by lots of easy excuses that remind me of the secular dating book "He’s Just Not That Into You." The book features letters from women in awful dating relationships using various excuses to explain that their misbehaving boyfriends really do care for them. And one by one, the authors shoot down the letters, explaining, “Nope, he’s just not that into you.” When it comes to dating non-Christians, we also often tell ourselves, “But this is different!
However, even among Christians, there are differences as to whether you should or should not date.
The choice is up to you and your parents, but Christian teens should still know God’s perspective on dating.
You see certain “role models” jumping from one dating relationship to another.