Christian courtships are conservative Christian alternatives to dating with specific rules that allow couples to put God first in their relationship from the start. A relationship where Jesus Christ is at the center and my future beau and I share a true purpose centered on faith.
After my revelation, I searched high and low for other couples that had made the same decision looking for inspiration on my journey.
Indeed, Rebecca, who says that “my partner’s faith is the most important aspect when considering who I date,” thinks that part of the challenge of Christian dating is that the “church is not equipped to handle singles over the age of twenty-five.” Indeed, a surprisingly large percentage of Christian singles are turning to the internet to find a long-term, spiritually-connected partner.
In the words of Jenell Paris, social anthropologist at Messiah College; “Christians should look online for dates…because that’s where the people are! Rebecca says ‘'my faith is at the central part of who I am [so] I need to be able to share that with my partner.” And she’s not alone in that wish.
And of course experience all of the amenities of cruising.However, author and co-founder of Boundless Candice Watters has the remedy.In her new book, Why are Christian women today ashamed to admit that they want to get married? For me, a lot of it stemmed from embarrassment that it hadn’t happened.I sat down with them to talk about how it all began and how far they’ve come together. RELATED: 'My Boyfriend Hasn't Slept With Me In Six Months! We met while studying at Cornell University, but it was a very rushed first introduction.Over the next two years, we crossed paths, but exchanged very few words. Whether it’s an event we weren’t invited to, a relationship gone south, or walking out of church feeling ignored, the feelings of rejection and insignificance hurt.