They were simply hanging with their buddies but shared some of the romantic things you do in a committed relationship.
They didn't think this was wrong and had no plans of changing.
So why would anyone want to be in a friendationship? Why would anyone want to be in a relationship whether friend or romantic without knowing where you stand and where you are going? I was so amazed at how many people are in these relationships. So many singles are afraid to take the next step in their relationship.
You are either just friends or dating for the purpose of seeking marriage.
Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I do. ” I talked with several singles who had this type of relationship but were simply not aware it had a name.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.You are somewhere between a friendship and a committed relationship. It just simply means there is no middle of the road. Part of this is because if you are a Christian and are in a committed relationship, the next step should be marriage. So instead, they stay in this middle of road, the safe place. Biblically, Christians have no reason to casually date.Take some personal time and ask the hard questions. Would you want someone to date you only to get some of their needs met but with no commitment? Or, you may be in these friendationships hoping the person will change and fall in love with you when deep down inside you know if it's going to happen, it would have already. He tells us they are important because friends with the opposite sex teaches us about them which can help in ALL relationships whether work, family, friends or romantic.But because we are by God's design, created to marry for the most part, we have to be careful of our friendships. These boundaries protect not only us but the other person.