A date is a planned activity that allows a young man and a young woman to get to know each other better.In cultures where dating is acceptable, it can help you learn and practice social skills, develop friendships, have wholesome fun, and eventually find an eternal companion.appropriate and encourage their children to follow Josh Harris's "courtship" model.Others feel that dating can be a positive experience for teens provided they are mature enough and the parents know and trust the dating partner. Is physical involvement your motive for wanting a relationship? Does it lower your resistance to repeating past wrong behavior? Does it take your thoughts from where they should be and place them on what you should not do? If you end up marrying someone else would you regret telling him/her how you were involved with that person? Do you have a clear conscience that you are living by biblical standards for moral purity? In the future, will your memories be healthy and God-honoring or leave a nagging sense of guilt and regret? Do you honestly believe what you are doing is God’s best for you now and for your future?
It's their call, of course, but here again we believe it's crucial that mom and dad know their child's dating partner and his or her parents well.There are simply too many dangers associated with this kind of activity.Instead, they should be encouraged to participate in their parents.Binge drinking, date violence, and even date rape are far too common.In light of this, we would advise that boys and girls under the age of seventeen should not be allowed to go out on one-on-one dates.