About a month in to our relationship, I decided I really needed to talk to my guy. We were lingering beside my car and we discussed our thoughts on purity.
We told each other our physical boundaries and the emotional connections to those choices. That doesn’t mean I knew everything about him; I knew his views on sex.
Then, I also think, there are appropriate and inappropriate touches in a dating relationship.Q: I’ve been in a relationship for several months and we are trying to be careful physically.When is it appropriate to start touching-with boundaries in place?It isn't that popular Christian conceptions of dating boundaries are too big, but that their scope is too small. It will draw boundaries that reflect the full personhood of each individual by showing concern for every aspect of each individual—personal, emotional, moral, and sexual, to name only a few of those many interrelated aspects. Personal agency maintained by good boundaries furnishes romantic intimacy with meaning and substance.We ask physical and quantitative questions: “How many inches can I move my hand? So here are some ways to think about not only physical boundaries but also several fundamental aspects of personhood. Love presupposes freedom, and freedom presupposes the relational safety to say “no.” (2) Emotional boundaries promote relational health.