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Teenagers and Dating

As homecoming dances approach at high schools all over the country, many teenagers are thinking about who they might go with. This can bring about all kinds of questions about dating, especially if expectations and boundaries have not been clearly...

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Consent is Not Enough

More and more, young people are expressing their dissatisfaction with the current sexual ethic that society has inflicted. This modern sexual ethic is where the morality of sexual activity is entirely dependent on consent. If both individuals consent...

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Jason Evert: Finding Love as a Child of Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is very common today and children often pay the price. Too many children of divorced parents lose their own faith in marriage altogether. Many grow up wanting to get married someday, but they feel the odds are stacked against...

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Re-establishing Boundaries

God calls us all to lives of purity. But when society encourages single men and women to pursue physical intimacy in dating relationships and young people are taught to view abstinence until marriage as "unattainable," many stumble and fall...

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How Far is Too Far?

There is one question dating teens have been asking for decades: how far is too far? For young people seeking chaste dating relationships, it can be hard to discern physical limits. In a recent episode of his podcast, Lust is Boring,...

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Navigating Valentine's Day With Your Family

Whether your teenage daughter is hanging out with her friends for a "Galentine's Day" celebration or your son's friend is hosting an "Anti-Valentine's Day" party, and whether they are single, dating or simply don't...

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The Hook-Up Culture

Dr. Joe Malone holds a Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance with a specialization in sexual wellness and is a professor at Middle Tennessee State University. He recently wrote an article about the hook-up culture and the many ways it harms...

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Six Ways to Wait Well

Everyone is waiting for something. Whether you are waiting to hear back on a new job opportunity, a new home or an injury to heal, there are things every day that we have to wait for. Waiting for a relationship while pursuing contentment or waiting...

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Jason Evert: Safe Sex is a Lie!

In this short Q&A, Jason Evert, host of the Lust is Boring Podcast, tackles the question, "Am I ready for sex as long as it's...

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Transforming Gratitude in Relationships

Gratitude is vital to living a happy and fulfilled life. Over the course of nine years, three different studies examined the impact gratitude had on relationships, specifically romantic relationships. A 2019 study from Germany looked at whether...

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