(See Proverbs 3:5–7.) Courtship is a choice to avoid temptation and experience the blessings of purity.
It is a choice to not emotionally give away your heart, piece by piece, to many others through casual dating relationships and instead to give your whole heart to your life partner.
It is a choice to wait for God’s best, for His glory.
It is a decision to walk by faith, to trust in God, to honor others above yourself, and to believe that God will deal bountifully with you, because He is love.
“Most couples have one person who is a spender and one who is the saver. Or he’s able to deal with negative events (they happen, after all) more efficiently than you.And why would she stay with him if he doesn’t continue to work that magic that won her?The intimacy they share, the illusion he creates, is tremendously mesmerizing.She may perceive it as his commitment, an investment in their relationship.It may feel precious—something to be guarded and protected, nurtured. The friends she's told will remind her, “He’s married.” Worried family members will ask, “Is he still with his wife?