Should you be friends first before dating
This kind of fearful hemming and hawing isn't how Christians should do things. I'm not saying that in deference to antiquated courtship rituals. You need a passion, something that excites you and gives your life meaning and purpose.It should be something thrilling and at least a little daunting.While I was doing research for , the biggest complaint I heard from Christian women was that Christian men weren't assertive enough.They described men who drove them crazy by calling and hanging around while never asking them out on a real date.Being honest and bold about your feelings doesn't come off as cheesy if you have self-confidence. It shows that getting rejected won't devastate you because you know and like who you are.
First John says that "perfect love drives out fear." While it's normal to be nervous when you ask someone out, God's perfect love should cast out all fear that you're unlovable unworthy, and destined to be alone.
Go ahead and hang out with someone if you're just getting to know him or her. They hang out perpetually, creating confusion and tension that could easily be dissipated by asking someone on a date.
By all means, don't ask a person out just because you think he or she is cute but know nothing else about them. I often get the questions: Figuring that out is the easy part.
It's not terrorism, economic recession, global warming or gasoline prices that could hit per gallon by the time you're done reading this.
These things might worry you, but something else makes your palms sweat and your pulse hit triple digits: asking someone out on a date.
Not only will this give your life focus and keep you busy, it can build self-esteem.