Christianity and teenage dating
Strive to understand and detect the temptations that face your children on a daily basis. Set the agenda for what you children are doing early on, especially through the elementary school years.
Eventually, the group see the pair as a couple committed to each other.
At least, if most 15 year-olds had their way, they would be happy never to hear these words again. There are ways, however, to make the experience a stepping stone for spiritual growth for both you and your teen."Getting to know you, getting to know all about you! " There was a time when a first date called for a corsage, a definitive destination and a lot of preparation, whereas today, corsages and dances have been replaced by Tostito chips and videos.
" These lyrics from The King and I aptly describe the way Western culture views dating today -- an exercise in "knowing" and a continual quest to "find out more" about the other person. First dates used to evoke images of sweaty palms, nervous preparation and a whole bunch of anticipation.
Let the following characteristics of leadership be you guide to disciplining, training and guiding you children from an early age.
They will form the core of a solid Christian approach to guiding teen relationships later in life.