Being single better than dating
So, if you’re not getting what you want and need in your romantic relationship, it’s time to be single.During your alone-and-self-discovery time, you can assess what you “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” ~ George Washington Whether you want to listen to George Washington…“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone—so far.” ~ Marilyn Monroe…or Marilyn Monroe, I think we can agree on the same thing here—if you’re happier when alone, it means something.
If you feel being single is • Unfulfilling• Uncomfortable• Very tempting Consider the great benefits of your current singleness and be the man or woman that God wants you to be and wait on Him to provide the answer to your prayers.
With the spate of books out there pushing marriage over singleness and just about equating singleness with sin, this one restores a true, Biblical balance.)For those who have what seem to be an uncontrollably strong sex drive Paul recommends marriage since fornication was a problem in the church (as it still is today).
1 Cor 7:2 says, "." For more about how marriage is not the sole remedy for lust, see "The Marriage Bed: 5 Things Singles Should Anticipate" Marriage does not satisfy unrighteous longings.
Unlike some church's who believe celibacy is equated with greater holiness or some cultures who mandate arranged marriages, Paul clarifies in 1 Cor 7:6 that the decision to marry or remain celibate is a matter for the individual to decide.
" if you wish." It is not for the church, your family or friends to decide for you. In 1 Cor -24 Paul addresses the sticky questions that come up when married life isn't all it was hoped or expected to be.
So, in Paul's initial response to their questions, he validates their desire to remain single by saying "It is good for a man not to touch a woman." In other translations, "It is good for a man not to marry."Right off the bat in 1 Cor 7 Paul says, it's okay to be single! If you’ve bought into the belief that your lack of being romantically attached to anyone makes you less of a human being, consider the counsel of Paul.