Parents and youth workers can play an important role in equipping kids to navigate the dating years.
Here are some things we can do: Far too many Christian adolescents don’t have a clue that there is a better way to relate to the opposite sex than what the world shows us. This means that we are called to treat the opposite sex with a special kind of respect because Christ lives within them.
Though I encouraged them to mix and mingle, as soon as I would look away the room would naturally regain its homeostasis.
Everybody had a great time and the event was chalked up as a success, but I knew that there was so much more potential for interaction.
These conversations and decisions only become more challenging when the time comes for your teen to start dating.
Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person.
Developing serious relationships too early in life can limit the number of other people you meet and can perhaps lead to immorality.
Suddenly, hormones are raging, romantic feelings are developing, and, of course, it doesn’t stop there.
Before you know it, your teen may be entering the dating world.
As soon as I returned home I began to see this phenomenon of separation in our own church, and began to talk about it with our parents and adult leadership team.