But take heart: If you’re pursing godliness, the Lord will sustain you and keep you on track.
This part is hard, and Lord knows I haven’t been perfect.
My best advice to pursue purity is to meet with a married Christian couple you know and trust and talk to them about sexual purity in your dating relationship.Instead of coming across sweet and chivalrous, guys instead come across as weak and needy.Here are some of the more common mistakes guys make when trying to follow the standard dating etiquette for men, and what you should do instead.Most of the posts I’ve read online about Christian dating have been artificial, surface-level kind of stuff. I’m no dating guru and have never claimed to be one. Yes, don’t be unwise and hang out alone all the time. But if you’re not godly, then all the lists and tips and practical advice that you’ll receive will eventually break down. But after being in the church for many years and seeing several Christian couples interact with one another, I’m convinced that many would-be happy dating Christians are anxious and joyless simply because they’re putting too much pressure on the relationship. If you like the girl you’re dating, and she actually likes you, then you should probably get married. I proposed to Denise after about six months of dating, but we’ve been (best! Non-Christians won’t get you, and they may call you prude or weird or whatever for intentionally pursuing marriage. Listen and be kind, but you just may have to ignore the naysayers.Let’s be honest – browsing the wilderness of online dating can feel like sending your ego straight into a land mine field.