Dating and courtship patterns in usa
Most parents think it is cute and natural to see their children's growing fascination with the opposite sex.It doesn't matter because they survived the dating system, and here they are in church loving God.
So good that I dare not touch what does not yet belong to me.
(But as we shall see, they probably did not survive unscathed).
The fact that "everybody does it " is not a reason for continuing to do it, but a reason for questioning it.
Sexual desires are not designed to be started and stopped over and over again!
Finally, it is naive to think that it is all a matter of self-control. Self-control means refraining from sexual touch of any kind, at least until covenantal engagement.