Dating or marriage
Our list included a garage (we’ve never had one), location (close to family/friends, strong community), budget/price, and many other things. When it came time to start searching, we knew what we were looking for, so eliminating options was very straightforward.
While dating, you must both understand the non-negotiables in your relationship and agree on them.
Surface attributes (bedrooms, baths, price, layout, etc) can be quickly confirmed, but we had to check the of the house before pursuing further. When dating and considering a marriage, emphasize what matters most and be flexible everywhere else.
The most costly issues in home purchases involve its foundation, wiring, and structure. Nobody wants a house that will collapse or burn down! When Selena and I were dating, I fell in love with her personality, her love for Christ, and her ability to see beauty in almost anything.
I’m self-employed, which comes a long with a mixed bag of good and bad implications.
One bad one is that it’s much harder to buy a house. Of course, there’s abundant grace when you’re in Christ.
They don’t see that love is an action and a choice long before it includes feelings of romance or attraction. She is not a body with a soul, but a soul with a body.
Attraction may bring you and your future spouse together, but only love will keep you together. Your spouse’s appearance will change, but their soul is eternal.
Due to the amount of scam these days, many men are reluctant to search women for marriage among those, who live in other countries.
It’s not overtly discussed in scripture, and those living somewhere between single and married often ask us for advice.
So, I figured it was time to write a post specifically for those who are in serious dating relationships, or want to learn principles for dating when they meet that special someone.
If you disagree on faith, you will disagree on most important things.
That’s why it’s the one topic we’d discuss if we had the chance to talk with every young couple who’s reading this.