And, they did it because they didn’t like the secular options and hoped their faith tradition could provide them with unique insights.
But, the Christian dating advice for men was, looking back, pretty terrible. Their wisdom usually centered on tips such as: treat women like queens, suppress all natural urges, and be a nice guy.
You are looking for a woman who knows how to cook and sew, a woman who can keep house.
The time to think through any potentially perilous situation is before it happens. If holding to your values is important to you, take time to identify them before you start dating. Many awkward and compromising situations can be avoided by simply being honest with your date about your standards.
If you traveled to a large city, you would get clear directions to your exact destination so you don’t end up in an unsafe area. If your dating partner resists your efforts to be true to your beliefs, then do yourself a favor—gracefully bow out. When facing any challenge, it helps to know you are not alone.
Jenna voiced a common concern among single Christians looking for a lifelong partner: “My spiritual beliefs and values often make dating a very risky pursuit.
I’ve been set up with guys—even ones who know I’m a Christian—who expect me to go along with their lifestyle choices: sex, drugs, excessive drinking, and the rest.
There’s a broad spectrum of what it means for people to call themselves a Christian—from very liberal to very conservative and everything in between.