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?
The problem, however, with talking about marriage and saying “I love you” too early in the relationship is that it can make people feel closer than they really are.
When a relationship is more serious in your head than it is in reality, this is what leads to big hurts in the future.
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.
As a former newspaper reporter, she was honored by her peers with eleven journalism awards, including first place news writing for The Texas Press Association.She was a humor columnist for The 1960 Sun in Houston.. She left her job as a journalist in 2008 to write novels fulltime.