And when you do, you free yourself up for the real thing—real and lasting love, not an emotional entanglement.

A pastor I know once said, “The proof of desire is in the pursuit.” If a man wants to get to know you, you will know his intentions. Tell yourself this: “I am worth being loved Opinions presented in blog content on solely those of the author.

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Yet, within this goal is the mutual objective: to get to know each other as a brother and sister in Christ in a way that honors God.

While every dating relationship or "courtship" may not end up in marriage, it should result in growing closer to God and building each other up in the Lord.

(Part 2 of 2) Listen , Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones.

(Part 1 of 2) Listen Series There is no secret to communicating with your teens, but often you must take the first step and be the one who understands the importance of ongoing talking, negotiating and engaging with them.

, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones.

The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure.

Some are not willing to go there for their own reasons," Dobson said Monday.

During the interview portion with David and Brodie, the couple shared how at one point they separated from their dating life in order to make sure they were following God's plan in their lives.

I recently shared with my older children that most marriages are defiled before the man or woman have a chance to say, “I do.” In one prominent online study on dating, over 80% of the respondents indicated that they would consent to sex prior to marriage.