Kris Swiatocho, the President and Director of The Singles Ministries and From His Ministries.
Our actions should not cause someone else to misinterpret the Bible, find justification for wrong behavior, nor lead them to or exacerbate a problem they may already be struggling with.
The difficulty comes when one person feels free to act in a certain way while another does not.
If my friends know this about me, it makes be wonder how this woman's serious suitor was surprised to find she wanted to wait to kiss! Everyone is different regarding kissing before marriage. It is something you can find out about a person while you are friends.
More than likely, if the person has been raised to only date those that are possible marriage material, then kissing is something you would want only for the "one." It's one thing to peck someones lips, but to french kiss takes you to a new level of intimacy. Now, as far as how she treated him, that tells me of her immaturity. Her reaction is way overblown and perhaps she is not ready to be married to begin with.
Stop freaking out that you haven't been to nine countries already if your annual Miami beach trip is just fine with you.
If you want to paint all of Europe red or orange or teal before you're 30, so, so do it. Don't pressure yourself to talk to your parents more often if your parents are not that nice to you. Accept that maybe you'll never get into meditation and that maybe your best self never removes her phone from her hand because that's how you like your life.Both of them need to take some time to discuss their feelings for one another and on the topic of physical affection before moving any further. Are they some type of denomination that frowns upon kissing?SEE ALSO: Should I Marry Without Romance and Attraction? Surely if this guy has been seeing her for some time the subject would have come up.Also, it's important to note that we write our answers separately.While we are unable to answer every inquiry, we do hope that this column will be an encouragement to you. If they have been seeing each other "very seriously," I would think she would have given some indication of her stance against kissing along the way.