Because you were born in this day and age, dating seems not only normal but also the only way in which to meet someone you could potentially marry.We must be careful, however, not to take our current experiences and make them the norm.Unhealthy relationships can start early and last a lifetime.
Nothing beats the front row I enjoy for the Holy Spirit’s power in the lives of people whom Jesus loves.
A CDC Report found among victims of contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner, nearly 23% of females and 14% of males first experienced some form of violence by that partner before age 18. Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have short- and long-term negative effects on a developing teen.
Youth who experience dating violence are more likely to: Additionally, youth who are victims of dating violence in high school are at higher risk for victimization during college.
It’s important to view the times in which we live through the lens of both history and Scripture.
The reality is that dating, as we know it today, is a relatively new idea.