As Brad said, “I’ve heard Christian dating advice that assumes all Christians are exactly the same.
Jenna voiced a common concern among single Christians looking for a lifelong partner: “My spiritual beliefs and values often make dating a very risky pursuit.
I’ve been set up with guys—even ones who know I’m a Christian—who expect me to go along with their lifestyle choices: sex, drugs, excessive drinking, and the rest.
The time to think through any potentially perilous situation is before it happens. If holding to your values is important to you, take time to identify them before you start dating. Many awkward and compromising situations can be avoided by simply being honest with your date about your standards.
If you traveled to a large city, you would get clear directions to your exact destination so you don’t end up in an unsafe area. If your dating partner resists your efforts to be true to your beliefs, then do yourself a favor—gracefully bow out. When facing any challenge, it helps to know you are not alone.
Other times, guys find out I’m a Christian and automatically assume I’m uptight and judgmental.
The stereotypes get old.” Of course, the problems don’t disappear when Christians choose to date only other Christians.Good counsel is available to you if you’ll ask for it. Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed.Some divorced church-goers try to convince themselves that God's command to abstain from sex doesn't apply to them — that it's for the never-married crowd.However, Scripture is clear that it doesn't matter if someone has been married or not, sex with someone other than your spouse is still fornication (I Thessalonians 4:3, I Corinthians 6:9).That way, when you feel tempted, you can call on them for prayer and support.