Dating advice from dennis rainey
Maybe you’ve heard of a genogram: a graphic representation of a family tree displaying detailed information on relationships between them.
So when our oldest, Megan, was asked to the high school homecoming dance, it was time.
Even though I prepared Megan for the moment, she was still completely embarrassed that I was going to talk to this nice young man.
What ways do you see those same desires and temptations in your own heart?
I let them know that when they were at the stage of life where they could start a relationship with a young man, I would need to interview him first.
With a posture of humility and openness, begin the prayerful discussion with your spouse about family patterns that don’t honor God.
Whether you want to put your father or mother on a pedestal or leave them stranded on a deserted island, one thing is certain: You cannot deny that God has instructed us to esteem our parents.
It’s where you say, “This sin pattern stops with my generation.
My marriage and family don’t have to be slaves to patterns of my past.
The fact is many parents don’t realize how little training they are giving their sons in relating to the opposite sex.
Temptation, lust and sexual attraction are bearing down on them.