Christian dating and kissing
This doesn't mean all kisses with someone we love or are dating are sinful.
It means we ought to be careful about what is in our hearts and to make sure we have enough self-control if we allow ourselves to be in a situation that involves kissing. Some people choose not to kiss until they get married; they see kissing as leading to sin, or they believe romantic kissing is a sin.
In many cultures and countries, kissing is a common form of greeting among friends. However, it's not likely that someone is going to ask if kissing as a greeting is a sin.
And the answer boils down to what is in your heart at the time.
The Virtual-You probably already know how this works, but this simple sign— :-* — sends a kiss across the Internet. Planting Kiss-Contribute by meeting lip to lip with his. Linger slowly in each spot as you kiss your way to his mouth. (Ephesians 5:3 then urges that there would not be a “hint” of sexual sin (or misuse outside of marriage) in us.) Let me tell you how you might find yourself hinting at sexual sin—and revving up the engine—before marriage with a kiss. •Saliva contains testosterone, which increases sexual arousal.
Brotherly Kiss-Let him gently place his lips on your head or your cheek. The Oh la la-The French variation is where you start to open your mouth for him, and he for you. •Researchers believe that a man can subconsciously measure estrogen levels, increasing his sexual desire.
Wikipedia offers this nice photo of a pair of kissing prairie dogs along with this definition for kissing: “the act of pressing one’s lips against the lips or body parts of another person or object.” Certainly, we can do better.
Some coed friends and I were playing spin the bottle and it eventually landed on my “crush.” After we kissed, I couldn’t sleep that night. I had definitely “awakened love before its time.” Which wasn’t smart, because there was no way it could end well.
Nicole Unice is the author of â Brave Enough: Getting Over our Fears, Flaws and Failures to Live Bold and Free.â (Tyndale, 2015) and travels frequently enough to almost feel like she can fly. Read More A wise man once told me that there were only two outcomes for dating relationships: getting married or breaking up.