Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.
When Tommy came to visit my office, he was very upset about his girlfriend breaking up with him.They went to church together, and he could not understand how she could dump him.Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.Philippians 2:3-5 When we talk to kids about dating, we can help them set the biblical standard of considering another person’s interest above themselves, and that love means wanting the very best for that person. He is kind, good-looking, smart, and a great soccer player. David has Jesus Christ living inside him by the power of the Holy Spirit.Yes, the prom as we knew it still exists, but even its drama pales in comparison to today’s boy-girl relationship issues.“It’s not your parents’ dating anymore,” concedes Robin Gurwitch, a clinical psychologist at the Duke Center for Child and Family Health.
“We don’t have the vocabulary and we don’t have the experiences to be able to help.This may just be one of the most important lessons related to living out the "Purity Code".As you are aware, there really is a major difference between the world’s philosophy about dating and the Christian approach.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.Ed Parrish, a banker and father of four from Graham, has noticed that his 13-year-old son has started asking his older sister if her friend’s younger sister can join her on visits to the Parrish home. Sometimes, his son will go to the movies with guy friends and “meet up” with a group of girls from school, Parrish says.