It should be embraced instead of being a struggle to rush into marriage. Get more serious about seeking marriage as you get older – A person in their teen years may have fun dating to share experiences with, however as time marches on, the process of dating should be more directed as one sincerely seeks for a life-long partner. Do not allow yourself deep emotional involvement with a non-believing person – It is impossible to fully know the person you are marrying, but you can know them better if they have the same foundational beliefs as you. Feel “attraction” in the most comprehensive sense – Although physical attraction is important, marriage should not be based on looks alone.
“Comprehensive attraction” is being attracted to a person’s character, spiritual fruit, and interests.
both would have positives and negatives to compare and contrast, but ultimately it didn’t matter if one were single or married.
So many times people, whether single or married, have a distorted view of relationships.
I believe it is important for everyone to educate themselves on marriage, specifically God’s intentions for marriage, whether they get married or not.
I have been able to serve God alongside my husband and it has been an incredible experience.
Although, I have friends who have yet to marry and also serve God.