Many parents set rules for their Christian teens about dating.
While setting rules is a good idea, it is important for parents to think through the rules that they do set.
, Williams recalls a conversation he had with his friend, a female preacher, about women who can’t seem to keep their eyes off of their pastors.
Williams writes: Many women that she’s talked with in various churches struggle with the fact that they think their Pastor’s sexy!
But that doesn't stop people from asking a lot of intrusive questions about what it means to date someone who's so religious. Excuse me, I thought all clergymen were sequestered from society in spartan towers, high above the temptations we mortals have to face! This question is the dating equivalent of asking newlyweds when they are going to have a baby. thinly disguised as a slightly less forward question. But if it were your business: No, he is not "weird about sex," thank you very much.
Liberal Christians (they do exist, unlike unicorns) get a raw deal thanks to some particularly insane branches of Christianity. Here's a guide to the 10 most common reactions I get when I tell people "My boyfriend is going to be a minister." Yes. Our entire relationship is just a last ditch effort for him to get in as much sexy time as possible before taking that vow of celibacy. Because of the specific nature of my boyfriend's career path, I'm often met with the assumption that I must be doing the exact same thing with my life.
However, for some women, this is about more than just a lustful eye.
Otherwise, we have a relationship that's as normal as they come. I mean, he doesn't even have to shower immediately after sex to wash off the sin, nor does he quote Scripture to random passerby.
One pastor’s wife told us that her role was like getting a job for which she never applied.
She wrote this funny script in her response: Husband: “Honey, I got you a job today.” Wife: “Really? I have plenty to do here running the household and raising the kids. Me stay home with the kids so you could fully dedicate yourself to the ministry.” Husband: “Yeah, yeah.
Shutterstock From NBA players to Hip-Hop Moguls, men in the limelight who have power are often surrounded by women who long to be with them.
These women are known to stand outside of hotels or slip into the VIP section of clubs in order to make it happen.