The following seven habits of highly defective dating are some of the swerves dating relationships often make. But two months before Troy left for college, he abruptly announced that he didnt want to see Jayme anymore.
When we broke up it was definitely the toughest thing thats ever happened to me, Jayme told me afterward.
) The shopper who has chosen a swerving cart can have no peace.
Every maneuver, from turning down the cereal aisle to gliding alongside the meat section, becomes a battle-the shoppers will pitted against the carts.
And if we look at intimacy that way, then most dating relationships are pure icing. In most cases, especially in high school, dating is short term, serving the needs of the moment.
People date because they want to enjoy the emotional and even physical benefits of intimacy without the responsibility of real commitment.
When youve climbed two thousand feet up a mountain face, you dont want to have a conversation about how she feels tied down by your relationship.
In the same way, many people experience deep hurt when they open themselves up emotionally and physically only to be abandoned by others who proclaim theyre not ready for serious commitment.) An intimate relationship is a beautiful experience that God wants us to enjoy.
Like many dating relationships, Jayme and Troys became intimate with little or no thought about commitment or how either of them would be affected when it ended.
We can blame Troy for being a jerk, but lets ask ourselves a question.
Even though theyd never physically gone beyond a kiss, Jayme had completely given her heart and emotions to Troy.