Dating and courting done right
As our children begin puberty we take them on one on one outings discussing the changes in their body, mind, and heart.We begin explaining to them that as they grow and change they will begin to desire the affection and attention of the opposite sex. We also begin to prepare them for the fact that we do not believe in boyfriends and girlfriends.Marriage is not the most important goal in life, serving Yehovah with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength is.Marriage is a beautiful privilege, and sometimes God brings us to it.1-Courting puts spiritual connection first to become equally yoked.2-Courting prioritizes mental connection by intentionally getting to know all aspects of the person.
There is a lot more to this discussion on dating and courting and marriage. I hope this beginning information helps you communicate with your children better.Sometimes when I have a hard time communicating with a child, I will read them an article or book that says what I want to convey to them, and then discuss it with them.Maybe this article will be the one for you to discuss with your child.By opening up this conversation young, we are able to dialogue with our kids, if we see them overly obsessed with their private area, or with someone else’s attention.We make it seem like it is normal to discuss such intimate things in the home.