As my friend Lindsey, married and in her thirties, recently remarked, “I’m sure glad I wasn’t much of a Christian when I started dating my husband!
Marriage is meant to be, among other things, an illustration of the relationship between Christ and the church (Ephesians 5); the husband typifies Christ and the wife typifies the church.
Clearly it is Christ who initiates the relationship; "We love, because He first loved us" (1 John ).
Women, on the other hand, are frustrated because they want men to take initiative, to lead. Don't believe everything you hear; Christ-centered women still believe that God assigned respective roles to the sexes. Initiating the relationship It takes a man to be an initiator.
Relationship building with the opposite sex is risky, but in God's created order This may sound old-fashioned, but I believe it not for the sake of tradition, which of necessity comes and goes, but because it is biblical.
“My daughter was interested in this nice Christian boy, but he strung her along for a year and a half.