Christian perspective on teenage dating
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When Catiana is not writing or hanging out with teens, she loves spending time with her two kids, five socially awkward cats, and her amazing friend-amily.
When teens are living by Godly morals and standards that have been taught in the home, they make better choices for their dating lives.
God gives some great guidelines in His Word about dating and, as parents, we must reinforce these guidelines in order to offer our teens wisdom on dating.
Tommy found that his good looks and charm were not enough to excuse his hurtful behavior and he lost his girlfriend as a result.
As Tommy and I discussed his options, he agreed that an apology was in order and agreed to make better choices.
But that sometimes means that He will not give us what we want when we want it because He knows the positive or negative results of our truest desires.Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.If you would like to be your teen’s accountability partner, be sure that you are able to listen objectively.Some things may be tough to hear and you must be able to listen without criticism or judgment.
If you want to shoot for a lifelong, God-honoring union with your best friend, then that is when you know it's time to start a romance (Genesis ; Matthew 19:5).