Use this time to enjoy the people around you- not for what they have to offer you, but for what you have to offer them.Embracing singleness during your teenage years doesn’t mean that you give up the desire to find true love, but that you simply learn to enjoy the ride right here, and right now.We could argue that some teens are more mature than others, but research proves that the teen years are the time when a teen’s brain is going through the MOST growth and change it will ever go through in your life (aka it’s not quite ready!) With all the changes happening in a teen’s body, paired with the social pressures that come from a relationship, it’s no wonder so many times teenage relationships lead to major heartbreak, pain, and “going too far physically and emotionally”. Because most relationships that are actually going somewhere don’t develop until after high school. Less than 2% of people marry their highschool sweetheart.
Take this time to learn about yourself, to understand your identity, and to catch a vision for your future.She’s also the creator of this True Love Dates Blog, where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to find true love! Why do Christians tend to be so passive when it comes to relationships?Join hundreds of other singles and take a course that will teach you the top lessons I’ve learned in my career as a Relationship Counselor, and totally change your love-life in 21 Days!I know that’s hard to believe, because high school relationships are so romanticized in our culture.You may even know someone who met in high school, like your parents or grandparents, and see, “it worked for them”.It makes sense that the average teenager has a strong desire to be in a relationship – because we’re relational beings made by God for relationships!