They don’t have a choice but to be driven and faithful, because their whole young life is just them and God. This approach allows you to date, have steady boyfriends/girlfriends, and express your affection for them in sweet but safe (and Christian) ways.Anything beyond holding hands/kissing is going to be too tempting and violate your pact to be abstinent.
You’re just going to live for yourself and for God until you meet the person you recognize as your soulmate.Afterall, why date at all if you know they’re not the one for you? Dating before meeting your soulmate will only tempt, distract, and dilute you.I’m getting incredibly lonely and yes before you say it, I did behave like a nice guy tm once and just once.I was an ass, I made an incredible fool of myself, I traumatized my friends and worst of all, I hurt that poor girls feelings.For example, kissing is OK, but what about kissing that goes on so long that it starts becoming a make-out session?
The name of the game for people in this group is avoiding situations that will tempt them (e.g., being alone with their boyfriend/girlfriend in their room).
Like those that choose the “No Dating” method, people in this category can be driven and deeply spiritual. They can keep one foot planted in their own personal goals and ambitions, while keeping up a pleasant romantic relationship and not wanting too much more.
They keep up their faith and they keep their attention divided so that they don’t feel too frustrated about not being able to dive fully into their romantic relationship.
Plus, being an island out their in the largely not-devoutly-faithful world can cause problems of it own…it can dilute your faith.
Advantages Examples: Most couples who wait-until-marriage and then get into a long-term relationship in their early-to-mid 20’s end up falling into this category out of shear desire for physical intimacy.
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