Dating in high school is overrated
Or is it potentially a good place to find a strong and godly spouse?What would you say about dating in high school for today’s teens?I downloaded "Bumble" to check it out, to please my roommate and I was hoping it would have proved me wrong about dating websites.But it did the exact opposite, I am not an object and nor will I ever look for a hook up.I did not sign up on this app to find a hook up but I did to meet people and because my roommate wanted me to.Well, guys started to match with me and I would send a simple "Hey, how are you?He is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, and most recently Expository Exultation: Christian Preaching as Worship. Yet many strong and godly couples I know who have been married for many years met and dated in high school!
Soon it just felt like it was everyday life where no guys even like me in person so I just shrugged my shoulders and went on with my day.
My parents were nineteen and eighteen when they married.
There was a time when the cultural expectations and the cultural supports were in place, partly to prepare young people to marry that early and partly to provide the structures and help after they got married.
I have decided I hate online dating websites and what is sick about it is I knew this would happen.
It is impossible to find someone on a dating website who is not looking for just a hook up and its disappointing that this is what our society has come to.
That view will, of course, set a Christian young person wonderfully and wildly apart from the view that is pervasive in culture and in media — namely, that it is perfectly acceptable to have sex outside marriage with one provision: that it be consensual.