But building a relationship that This wasn’t the end of their relationship though - Jack actually found it endearing that she just wanted to spend time with him.
After she moved several hours away to do a masters, however, the couple called it quits.
There is nothing sinful about the activity of kissing or cuddling, depending upon the definition one gives to these words.
When is it okay and when is it something that becomes unhealthy?
A kiss may be seen as a caring gesture and not have a sexual connotation to one, while the other person may be stimulated into sexual thoughts and response just by thinking about it.
The topic is one that needs to be openly discussed and mutual acceptance of a definition that works for each of them.
I am reminded of my definition for sex: any activity that has as its intent or develops into a sexual stimulation is sex.
It does not require physical contact or even presence.
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Of course, one key difference for Christians when dating is the issue of sex before marriage.
We’ve been labelled ‘the hook-up generation’, where you can arrange casual sex by just swiping across your phone, and although that isn’t the route taken by plenty of people, society’s focus on sex makes things tricky for someone who’s committed to waiting until marriage.
Cuddling As for cuddling, this can be harmless but the physical contact involved presents vulnerability and it’s so easy to take the next step.
A hand brushed across an area easily stimulated can quickly result in a bursting passion that commands to be fed.