Dating courting marriage
They too can be craving attention from a woman, to fill a gap in their emotional life – but that is less common the case for men as for women.
These underlying motivations can be obvious to a young man or woman, but they can also be subconscious. It is the stirring of manhood and womanhood through adolescence that is heightening the interest in dating.
Neither dating nor courting is mentioned in the Bible.
Dear Kim, Thank you for your excellent question and for your patience in waiting for my response!
It is a relevant question, in a society that pushes dating at such a young age.
And it can be all very confusing for a young man and woman committed to the Christian virtue of chastity!
In spite of their “best intentions” they can find themselves sliding down a slippery slope toward pre-marital sex. But it requires a great deal of self-discipline and maturity. But even when a teenager possesses great self-discipline and maturity, the question remains: what can he or she achieve through a dating relationship that he could not achieve through friendship?
They are craving the attention of a man in their life.