Dating was evil and Courtship, whatever it was, was godly, good and Biblical.My grandparents would often ask why I wasn’t dating in high school.Long, passionate kissing definitely should be avoided.And French kissing is out--it's purpose is to be passionate and suggestive, not to express pure affection (plus, the stuff with the tongues just seems tacky, in my opinion).If you put your arm around someone on a date, what are you saying (without using words)? And that's exactly why we have to be careful - because we could be telling lies with our actions.This is a major reason why people get hurt, and why there's heartache.
across america need to fixate less on married with kids couples and invest more time and energy in helping older, single adults.
And what about sex — Why say no when your body is screaming yes?
Chris Jackson knows the promise and the pitfalls of singleness for African Americans. And much more — If you want to order your dating life according to the Bible's prescription for fulfillment, The Black Christian Singles Guide to Dating and Sexuality is an invaluable guidebook.
In this book, he offers frank, down-to-earth wisdom on such topics as: - Practical ways to make the single life a better life - Making the most of the differences between the sexes - How your family history affects your dating relationships - "Creative Conversation from A to Z" - The silent issues: masturbation, date rape, and homosexuality - Breaking up without breaking down - Knowing when a relationship is marriageable . It's easy to read, and it offers real-life answers for your real-life issues.
How do you handle the weekends alone — or with a dating partner? How can you tell when it's the relationship of a lifetime?