It brings us from a critical posture into a spiritual one where we recognize God’s sovereignty and conduct our relationships with His grace and love, trusting in His direction. Oftentimes we place this ball in the man’s court and passively expect him to facilitate conversation perfectly tailored to our specifications and needs.
Then we hold un-communicated hurts and disappointments against them.
She fears the Lord and trusts in His promises for her (Rom.).
Don’t get me wrong, hearing your boyfriend’s compliments or hearing how he feels is great, and he should definitely express he cares for you, but be careful if that brings a smile to your heart more than knowing God, who created you, loves you more and thinks you’re far more beautiful than any man could. Be Encouraging Since a godly girlfriend’s Christ-centered, she’s able to encourage her boyfriend in his relationship with God.
It’s as simple as saying, “Ok, we’re going to end hanging out earlier tonight because I need time with God ” or “What’d you learn at church today?
We cling so desperately to the security that dating labels bring.
Maybe it’s “talking” or “courtship.” Maybe it’s “boyfriend” or “best friend” or “fiancé.” Defining a relationship is important, but the moment we find comfort in that alone is the moment unfair—and often un-communicated—expectations find their foothold.
Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.