Christian dating advice college students

I do not intend to defend a certain set of rules, or refute any.

Neither will I pretend like I have the best advice, since I am not even married.

Expect that your faith will be questioned and sometimes attacked at college – even if you’re attending a Christian college – as you interact with students and professors who have different perspectives on faith and Christian theology.

Like any relationship, dating and marriage should not be put into a box. Remember, you are trying to figure out if the two of you are a marriageable match. Your relationship is not so important that you cannot enjoy yourselves! Do romantic things, do normal things, do things together, and do things with your friends!

Although it is not crucial to be good friends before you start dating, the better you know someone the, well, better. Although “to have fun” is not the purpose of dating, dating should be fun. Marriage will be one of the hardest things you do, so set a joyful precedent.

There will be differences, but they do not have to break the relationship. I mentioned it before, but it’s worth repeating: always pursue health.

He loves sports, travel, and music, but his passion is writing for God and lifting high the name of Jesus through his writing.

College is a crucial time to prepare for the life God wants you to enjoy as a young adult – an independent, productive life focused on fulfilling His purposes for you.

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