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This is often followed by a few casual dates before the eventual mutual decision that yes, this person loves Jesus, I could see myself with them long-term and we’re going to make things more serious. After the hand-holding incident we were friends for a few years before sharing a few lust-driven kisses followed by one long, awkward summer during which we were NOT dating but would use every moment alone to… So when we eventually decided to make things officially official, we basically just continued along as we’d been doing before but with a little bit more of an emotional commitment and the change of our relationship statuses on Facebook. We eventually realised that our lack of physical boundaries were preventing us from connecting on a deeper emotional and spiritual level.
For more advice on boundaries, read how to set up relationship boundaries whilst Christian dating.
Unless you have really good reasons to motivate you, maintaining physical boundaries in your courtship will crumble like the walls of Jericho when you really like someone and have become emotionally close to them.
’ is a question you regularly ponder, I would challenge you to examine your motives.
After all, what is the purpose of dating and relationships?
While we weren’t having sex (or were even remotely close to that point), the guilt we felt from what we were doing prevented us from taking the time to talk to each other and actually discover who the other person was.