Dating christian perspective dating an older married man
That being said, I interviewed a group of single and married men this weekend about their dating experiences. A girl who is constantly seeing the negative in everything or complaining about little things is a red flag to a guy.
As I spoke with them, they expressed the major things that turn them off in the dating phase. He wants to spend his time with someone who is refreshing and positive to the soul. No one likes to be around someone who brings them down.
Physical touch/intimacy should correspond with commitment. This doesn’t mean anything goes if you are engaged. What is your motivation -- power and control, gratifying your own ego, meeting a selfish need, or genuine affection?
If you feel convicted of certain behaviors, stop doing them.
We might actually have something to do with the jaded bad boys we so often complain about to our girlfriends. As women, we hold a feminine power that can either be used to empower men or break them down. But, the authority of Christ needs to take precedence over your physical drives. If the social, emotional, spiritual dimensions are missing or lacking, you are out of balance. Physical touch should be in the context of a meaningful relationship, not reduced to satisfaction of personal need. Both partners should take responsibility for setting limits. 7) Is there too much physical and too little other? There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying.