Dating tips for christians

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Nicole Unice is the author of “ Brave Enough: Getting Over our Fears, Flaws and Failures to Live Bold and Free.” (Tyndale, 2015) and travels frequently enough to almost feel like she can fly. Read More A wise man once told me that there were only two outcomes for dating relationships: getting married or breaking up.

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I’ve been set up with guys—even ones who know I’m a Christian—who expect me to go along with their lifestyle choices: sex, drugs, excessive drinking, and the rest.

Last month, I shared my tips for dealing with a painful and unwelcome break-up.

But for everyone who’s dumped, there’s someone doing the dumping – and with that comes responsibility.

But take heart: If you’re pursing godliness, the Lord will sustain you and keep you on track.

This part is hard, and Lord knows I haven’t been perfect.

If you decide a relationship isn’t going anywhere and you’d be happier alone, you have every right to move on. In that scenario, forget courtesy – just get out fast and don’t look back.) So if you’re planning to finish it, here are my top three dos and don’ts for a kinder break-up…

But even if you’ve reached the point where you don’t even like the other person much and can’t wait to get shot of them, you can still treat them with dignity and kindness. The support that being part of a community offers is really valuable.

There’s a broad spectrum of what it means for people to call themselves a Christian—from very liberal to very conservative and everything in between.

Just because a woman calls herself a Christian doesn’t mean her beliefs or lifestyle choices are the same as mine.”Define your standards in advance. Some Christian singles are reluctant to voice their convictions for fear of being labeled “old-fashioned” or “narrow-minded.” But it’s best to be up-front about what is and is not acceptable to you.

As Brad said, “I’ve heard Christian dating advice that assumes all Christians are exactly the same.

But it’s not as if every believer fits a certain profile.

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