If you are dating someone who doesn’t have a personal relationship with Christ, you are playing with fire. Don’t let the relationship progress to a physical point and then hope you can cut it off later. You need all the help you can get in today’s world. Do you depend on Him to meet your needs of love and security? If you can’t stand the person but have a great physical relationship, rethink the relationship. If one person is uncomfortable with any type of physical expression, don’t do it. Don’t push a date to do anything that makes him/her feel uncomfortable. But I was intrigued enough to want to look into it.Because I didn’t then believe in God, I didn’t ask myself, “What does God want from me?
Then you’ll find yourself suddenly seeing your new spouse clearly.
This Jewish approach is known as "cherishing touch". Religious Jews have no physical contact before marriage.
We don’t touch until after the wedding ceremony.“Yikes! When I first heard about this at age 22, that was my initial reaction too.
But there are two ways in which you can still strongly benefit from the Jewish idea of "cherishing touch".
First, the most powerful expression of touch is obviously sex.