Christian advice on dating with children
She was ready to date and had taken time to seek God and heal after her divorce three years earlier.She thought her lunch date had done the same, but she quickly discovered otherwise. During their lunch, his eyes filled with tears and anguish. Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed."When Madaline is out of the house I want to date, but I don't know how." Samantha has been divorced for only a year, but would like to start dating again even though her two boys are still in elementary school.Somewhere between the end of our meal and the waitress returning a receipt to be signed, we asked him what advice he had for us.He paused, smiled, and looked down for a moment to thoughtfully consider his response.
During the final preparations for the ceremony, we sat across a table from him in a small restaurant to discuss the details: who was responsible for what, when would everyone arrive, which verses had we chosen to use and who would be reading them…
Like Jennifer, she needs some advice but is concerned about how she can make the transition into dating easy on her children. He'd like to date again, and some of his friends say he should start looking for a woman now — after all, he's getting divorced soon.
But John knows better because he's still married, and dating now would go against God's desires.
You can also establish an accountability group made up of those who know and love you.
That way, when you feel tempted, you can call on them for prayer and support.