Many Christians advocate for teaching teens and young adults abstinence.
They are right in doing so because the Bible teaches sexual relations between a man and a woman are reserved for marriage.
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Because intimacy means that we allow another person to "see into" us and they allow us to "see into" them, the Key of Acceptance must be used.
Here are some basic but powerful ideas on how you can pursue love and make an art out of developing deeper emotional intimacy with those who mean the most to you.
These principles can help you in your relationship with your boyfriend, girlfriend and even just your friend-friend.
From far too young, I longed for the affection, safety, and intimacy I anticipated with a wife. I experimented too much with our hearts and allowed things to go too far. And now my singleness is a regular reminder that I messed up, missed opportunities, or did it wrong. Maybe all the suggestions and advice you’ve collected has become a confusing mess of good-intentioned contradictions and ambiguity.
Sadly, my immature and unhealthy desires predictably did much more harm than good. Maybe dating has been hard for you, too, for these reasons or others. It’s enough to leave you like an 8-year-old, asking, “Mom, where do weddings come from?