Dating too young
we wrote that you should date because you want to and not because you have to.“But if any man thinks he is behaving improperly toward his virgin, if she is past the flower of youth, and thus it must be, let him do what he wishes.This may sound funny to a lot of you reading this, but this is the reality most parents are dealing with today.Our pre-teens, teenagers and young adult children are dating and starting to have sex younger than our generation.All too often, though, the feelings are one-sided—and someone gets a broken heart.And even when the feelings are mutual, frustration and heartbreak still result when one or the other is not mature enough or old enough to get married. A Bible proverb says: “Can a man rake together fire into his bosom and yet his very garments not be burned? Some who engage in it contract sexually transmitted diseases.
By dating prematurely, you are setting yourself up for a fall.Your feelings, including sexual desires, may be as strong as they will ever be.However, those feelings may also be subject to rapid changes.I asked him if he feels pressured to have a girlfriend, and he responded “sometimes”.
Our kids are now feeling the pressure to date at a much younger age than ever before.
Acts of “affection” can become increasingly inappropriate or unclean. Before you realize it, you look forward to seeing that one.