As cute as his flirtation may have seemed toward you, it might also be an indicator that he likes “playing the field” and will continue to—even just in seemingly harmless ways—after marriage. A man who is unwilling to take counsel shows that he is prideful instead of humble.Proverbs says, “Where there is no guidance [counsel], a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.” A man who seeks counsel is a man who desires to be wise. Has he invited accountability into his life from not only his friends, but older and wiser men? It looks at the frustration inherent in most people's dating journey.Simpson, a psychologist, helps readers date like a man instead of a guy (and the women say "amen").Because so often, “Love is blind,” input and counsel from other people around you will be very helpful to spot positives or negatives in a relationship. All of these points, of course, you should prayerfully consider in your own life.If we as women are unwilling to be above reproach in these areas, why should we expect that from men?However, a husband is responsible to lead his wife in sanctification, as this verse explains with the imagery of Christ and His bride.
If a man is addicted to pornography, he is already committing adultery/fornication in his heart, even before you tie the knot.
If you have just spotted some serious red flags in your dating relationship, seek counsel from wise, confidential people in your church community.
But remember, the decision is ultimately up to you.
Winner blends personal experience, scholarly research, pop culture awareness, and theological truth to craft a brave treatise on chastity.
She candidly discusses her own reluctant journey, deftly avoiding formulas and issuing a compelling invitation to sexual purity.