There seemed to be a special connection between them that made me wonder, It started me on a quest to discover what I call "practical abstinence." All of the "true love waits" messages mean nothing if they can't be put into practice.
And that seems to be where many Christians fall short. You can't jump into dating and expect that sexual temptation won't be an issue.
You need a game plan: a set of ideas, attitudes and actions that will help you glorify God and safeguard your relationship from premarital sex. Genesis tells us that He made humans both male and female in His own image.
He blessed them, and one of the first commands He gave them was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis -28).
"The world teaches us that our sexual nature is the most powerful piece of us.
In reality, our sexuality is only a small piece of who we are.
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Part of dating and learning to bring your sexual desire under submission is simply training ground for marriage." Managing sexual desires begins with realizing that we can't do it on our own.She adds that managing desires isn't just for the single/dating years."Sexual desire is going to remain throughout your life," Dr. "Singles often believe that the sexual desire switch turns off in marriage, and they are attracted only to their spouse.As the leader in a dating relationship, a man has an important responsibility when it comes to making and keeping a game plan with his girlfriend.The primary way of doing this is by initiating conversations about physical boundaries and casting a vision for a relationship that honors Christ.We're a generation that's almost marked by a lack of self-discipline.