Christian dating guidelines for teenagers

When our Christian teen enters into a relationship with a non-Christian, inevitable heartache is the result because it goes against God’s Word.

Your teen can avoid the drama that often goes with dating by simply dating God’s way.

Talk with them about the “fantasy” aspect of teen dating.

Too many times teens grow disappointed because their date does not live up to the fantasy planted in their mind by the media.

Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.

The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.

It’s amazing how our teens often “hear” the truth we have been telling them for years when it is spoken from another adult’s lips.

Pray for those who are speaking into your child’s life, and pray for your teen as they listen.

They went to church together, and he could not understand how she could dump him.Another question we must take into consideration is, “Are they dating for the right reasons?” Many of our teens begin dating for fun and friendship.Tommy found that his good looks and charm were not enough to excuse his hurtful behavior and he lost his girlfriend as a result.As Tommy and I discussed his options, he agreed that an apology was in order and agreed to make better choices.

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