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Before continuing with this article, please review the preamble included at the beginning of part 1 of this series, "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." * * * PART 2: Men Initiate, Women Respond » One of the big questions hovering around the topic of courtship and dating is the role of friendship.
The communication between such users is bound to be productive.
Also, membership longevity will also increase in comparison with dating sites, were users sometimes leave after finding a soul mate.
(For the verbally precise among you, I think such friendships between non-single Christians are also a bad idea, but that's not what we're talking about here.) Intimate friendships between men and women almost always produce confusion and frustration for at least one of the parties involved.
Close friendships by their very nature tend to involve extensive time talking and hanging out one-on-one.
In other words, they tend to involve much of the type of intimacy and companionship involved in — and meant for — marriage.
Yet even with all this deep communication going on, at least one aspect of these friendships inherently involves a mixed message.
Just follow the examples set by online dating or speed dating services for big and small settlements.
Many people already have options for romance, why not give them more options for finding friends?
They tend to involve a deep knowledge of the other person's hopes, desires and personality.
They tend to involve the sharing of many aspects of each other's daily lives and routines.
As I've discussed before, a broad (but sound) implication of this passage is that "defrauding" could include inappropriate emotional — as well as physical — intimacy.