The faster you begin them, the faster you progress.” The longer you can delay even innocent PDA, the more you can build a secure friendship based on what really matters in a relationship…and not what makes you weak in the knees!Set clear physical boundaries that are specific to your relationship and what you both need to stay pure and above reproach.Here's a quick review: First, look at the purpose that God has for your life (generally to "bring glory to God and enjoy Him forever"; more specifically how you see that playing out in your ministry and circumstances).
be open and vulnerable but it’s not when you are just getting to know someone.” Proverbs says “Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.” If you’re in a relationship, avoid discussing your future as a couple until God reveals His plan for you both.Your friends will often care enough to say what is in your best interest, even if it’s not necessarily what you want to hear. 27:6 says that the wounds from a friend are faithful while the kisses from an enemy are deceptive.Allow the godly friends in your life to hold you accountable.Even if there’s nothing inappropriate happening,ask yourself, “Does this help me walk in purity?” Plus, you’re probably building a level of intimacy that doesn’t match where the relationship actually is, or “playing house.” Where emotional boundaries are unguarded, physical boundaries are more easily blurred.Unless you’re moving toward marriage, stick to praying in groups or with another girl. tells us not to be friends with a man given to anger.: Between the starry eyes and the butterflies, you may be tempted to ignore some negative character patterns. Does he isolate you from your family and friends and compromise your boundaries or does he protect your reputation? 22:1 says that a good name is even more valuable than money. : Like my mom told me, “There are only so many progressions that a relationship can take.Ephesians 5:3 says, “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.” And 1 Corinthians commands us to “flee immorality”.The challenge of pausing is much less difficult than the challenge of hitting the reverse button!: Being alone in a house, apartment, or dorm room is usually unwise.Situations where there’s no chance that a roommate could walk by, where your time is unaccounted for and where you are alone behind closed doors sets you up for future temptation.