Pros of dating me
When I was 14, I chose not to date until I had graduated high school.I think my reasoning back then was that I knew dating should help me find who I’m to marry and I knew I was too young to get married anytime soon.
If he and I started dating, I would know if he and I could work out because it would either last or we’d break up.For me personally, though, I knew I didn’t want to get married until I had graduated college.So dating in high school meant it would be a really long time before he and I could get married.I still have that list, and today I’m sharing it with you.When you date in high school, you learn how to date.They had been friends before they started dating, so when they did start dating they quickly grew a deep emotional connection because they didn’t take it slow.
I learned that one could get too deep emotionally and not just physically.
That, and I was still terrified to talk to boys anywho.
I never wavered on this decision my freshman and sophomore years of high school. Well, I was crushing hard on someone and could not remember why on earth I committed to no dating in high school.
That winter, my youth group had a lock-in and one of my really close friends (who was 2 years older than me and so had already graduated high school) came to help out.
I had previously talked to her about my crush and my decision not to date in high school. “I just have no idea I shouldn’t date in high school anymore. I shouldn’t stick with something that I said I’d do when I was 14 if I don’t know the reasons, right? She and I then grabbed a piece of paper and brainstormed all the pros and cons of dating in high school.
Caleb has never dated before either, so at least we’re learning together.