The costs were real and felt for us, but the benefits, especially for Christians, are as real and lasting.
If you have friends that have done same-city dating, you likely have friends who have wrestled against sexual impurity.
People are pursuing marriage in more ways than ever before.
With developments in technology and communication, dating is changing as well.
My wife and I dated long distance for two years — 1,906 miles and two time zones apart.
Long-distance dating is easier in some ways (less intrusive, and often less demanding in the day-to-day).
That shouldn’t make Christians relax in dating, though, because there’s just as much at stake.
The hurdles should keep us from hurrying to a decision to marry.
Be skeptical of the romantic euphoria you feel after a month of late-night talks or your first couple of weekends together. Plan for trips to spend time with people in each other’s lives.
If you have friends that have dated long distance, you have friends who have complained about dating long distance.