Dating marriage and sex
Every couple needs someone who will speak into their relationship.
"A mature couple can serve both the role of accountability partners and mentors who help the couple develop the skills necessary for building a great marriage," says Jeffrey Murphy, marriage mentor and co-author of . We also had a few couples that we spent time with who would prod into our situation." Jason is a worship leader and minister at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va.
"It is best that you and your date do a lot of outside activities so you can remain focused on each other and not sex," he says. Don't add more temptation by always being alone." Jason Peaks agrees that a relationship out in the open helped him and Danielle stay pure.
"We tried to not be in a house together alone," he says. No laying or lounging on couches or beds." When temptation arose, Jason says he showed leadership by taking 2 Timothy literally.
"The world teaches us that our sexual nature is the most powerful piece of us.
And that seems to be where many Christians fall short. You can't jump into dating and expect that sexual temptation won't be an issue.As the leader in a dating relationship, a man has an important responsibility when it comes to making and keeping a game plan with his girlfriend.The primary way of doing this is by initiating conversations about physical boundaries and casting a vision for a relationship that honors Christ.You need a game plan: a set of ideas, attitudes and actions that will help you glorify God and safeguard your relationship from premarital sex. Genesis tells us that He made humans both male and female in His own image.He blessed them, and one of the first commands He gave them was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis -28).