Dating is complicated enough on its own, but when you add some truly awful advice into the mix, it can be downright impossible to find love. And unfortunately, Christian culture, just like any other, can be a wellspring of bad advice when it comes to dating. And when these iffy ideas are treated as scripture, people suffer. In fact, dating, as we know it, has existed for less than a century. Before our modern dating norms, there was the strict system of courtship in which few even got to choose who they married—dating occurred after marriage.
Christian Dating Advice for Women
Christian Dating Advice for Guys
I heard someone say the other day that the Christian values demanded in relationships were either impossible to attain in this century or were never really attainable. While I disagree with Him, I can really see why he would think that. The society is no more such as can encourage a genuinely held Christian set of values. I know the ropes because I too have walked it, tail between my legs sometimes and some other times chest out.
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Among all types of Christian dating tips, one of the most important is being cognizant of the monumental role of one's childhood. The type of relationships we had with our parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, pastors and important others all played a role in our upbringing. Many people underestimate how much their upbringing impacts their current functioning in life. However, rarely are current behaviors not rooted in one's upbringing to some degree.