Author of boundaries in dating
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Gradual emotional intimacy paves the way for this physical relationship, because sex is an emotional-physical act.
When talking boundaries in dating, physical or otherwise, I always return to the heart of the gospel.
If you’ve read the Bible you know it doesn’t speak in a lot of specifics. The laws against extramarital sex, stealing, killing, and lying always point back to these principles of virtue.
We’re given moral laws in sweeping terms: Honor marriage and sexuality. The biggest mistake people make in relationships is sharing too much, too soon.
“Too much” can’t be defined in a blog post because only you know your story.