Third, once you decide that you are ready to date, look to God's Word to decide the kind of person to date, and evaluate potential dating partners on those criteria, rather than relying primarily on the world's treatment of ideas like "attraction" and "chemistry." I wrote at some length on this in my article, "Brother, You're Like a Six." For you busy singles with time for only one mildly irritating column per day, the summary is this: Pick a potential dating partner with an eye toward godly manhood and womanhood — with an eye toward who would make a good husband or wife, defined by those characteristics esteems in His Word, not the ones Hollywood likes.
See what an unsatisfying bumper-sticker treatment that was? Among the different roles assigned to men and women in the Bible, men are assigned the role of leadership. This is not a signal of male superiority or of the greater importance of men.
What does this actually look like in a budding relationship between two people?
First, the man should initiate asking the woman out.
This especially advantageous if you travel a lot, you can connect with a multitude of people, increasing your social network as well as finding a woman you can proudly and happily elope with.
One of the best things about Christian chat rooms online is the very fact that you don’t have to hesitate or feel uncomfortable while initiating a pleasant conversation with a beautiful Christian woman.
And Christian women have a way of being increasingly helpful and supportive no matter what decisions you take. What’s more is that a bad kiss can ruin your chances of dating your kissing partner long-term…. It sucks being caught out on Valentine’s Day, single as can be. Is she the woman with whom you want to build a life?
Like a lone wolf trapped on a floating iceberg, how will you ever return to your wolf pack and find a hot wolf-mate to love? When you date a man or a woman, the feely-weelies and sickening lovey-doveyness at…
Second, are you at a place in your life at which you are ready and able to marry?
As I've written on this site before, "practice" and "recreation" are not good reasons to date.