You might be surprised to learn that Jessica agreed to Jeremy’s plan. First, let’s see how some get caught in the snare of secret dating.“I was convinced that if I dated him, I could make him learn to love Jehovah,” she says. Why They Do It Why do some date their parents would not approve, so they don’t tell them.” Jane points out another possibility. “If you feel that you’re not being treated like the young adult you think you are, you decide that you’re going to do what you want and just not tell your parents.” Can you think of any other reasons why some might be tempted to date secretly? ․․․․․ Of course, you realize that the Bible commands you to obey your parents. We had not even known each other a month and had not yet met in person.”—someone you can get to know, someone you might want to marry.
’” IF SOMEONE were attracted to made such a suggestion, how would you respond?
Feeling that she was too young to date, Jenifer turned down boys who asked her out. Jenifer recalls: “They made fun of me and joked about it.” No one likes to be ridiculed. The question is, Just how serious is it to spend time almost exclusively with someone of the opposite sex?
But should you date just because others are doing so? Dating—The Dangers At Proverbs , the Bible speaks of “the way of an able-bodied man with a maiden.” This expression suggests that male-female relationships tend to follow a pattern.
When both parties are mature and hold to godly morals, dating can lead to love and, eventually, to honorable marriage.
After all, God created man and woman to be attracted to each other.