Boundaries in christian dating relationships
If they lie to you and let you they’re single, abort mission.
I should also remind about ‘lender awareness’ – do not allow yourself to be in a situation where you are sharing your man, whether it’s because you turn a blind eye to his cheating, or you keep letting him break up with you and then take him back once he’s got her/them out of his skin…which brings me neatly to… I will not spend my time waiting around, whether it’s for their calls, or for them to show up after they’ve disappeared, waiting for them to come back, waiting for them to turn into The Man I Think He Could/Should Be, or waiting for them to decide if they want to be with me – I’m not putting my life on hold for anyone.
Parents can be a blessing to a married couple by offering love, wisdom, and encouragement.
The Bible makes note of several supportive in-law relationships, namely Ruth and Naomi, Peter and his mother-in-law, and Jethro, who guided Moses.
Setting Christian boundaries is the loving thing to do.
As Christians we feel a constant pull to do what other people want, yet in giving in to them we give up something else.
I forget what the excuse was, but it was some “togetherness” emergency – I had to go shopping with her for some trivial thing or other. In fact, that phrase – “I let her” – defined the majority of our relationship.
However, when a parent's preference for their own child over their child's spouse exists and is expressed, distance and hurt can result.
During a visit or phone call, parents may show more interest in their child's goings-on than in a spouse's.
This was significant because my ex hated RPGs – she thought they were the stupidest things ever and couldn’t imagine anyone she dated wanting to play them.
She also didn’t care for them because it meant I was spending time with my friends and not with her (warning sign #2) – but this time she relented and .