Read The Full Story › Remarrying Well with Children Sam (45) and Sally (37) have been married for 2-1/2 years. Sam was married at 20, divorced at 35 and has done co-parenting with his ex-wife for a number of years.Sam brings two children from his first marriage, ages 14 and 12. Throughout my post college years, I have kept up with his research.In a traditional evangelical sexual ethic, virginity is meant to be a gift for your partner after the sacred marriage covenant -- a belief that is interpreted to be a biblical directive.You can use sex to control someone or denigrate a person. The stats show that the majority of women are having fewer children and working outside the home more than in years past, but also find parenting rewarding and joyful.
There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.
Myth #1: "God has one woman picked out for you to marry.
You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.
In contrast, in a Christian Mingle study released in January, only 50 percent of female Christians and 39 percent of Christian males said that they went to church at least once a month.
Of the 716 Christians surveyed, 90 percent of them said they would be comfortable with premarital sex and 61 percent without any strings attached.