Dating tips on getting to know each other
But now let’s turn the tables and explore a couple of the biggest reasons why Christians might counsel a couple to take their time in getting married.
The first reason is that having a longer relationship can provide greater perspective with which to choose whether to marry.
I think they were a couple for about six years before they married. What makes the difference between a relationship that’s too long, a relationship that’s too short, and a relationship that’s right on time?
Writer Ashlie Stevens describes in a blog post how she saw this phenomenon produce unhealthy marriages. Others say you shouldn’t rush but should take all time the you need to know you’re ready for marriage. Some writers say you shouldn’t drag your feet and should marry quickly.It ain’t always easy being single, but if we keep learning from each other’s experiences, we’re more likely to find happy and healthy relationships. How long should a healthy relationship be before you and your significant other get married? And how can we reliably discern how long any given relationship should be?