“I talked to X about this, and he/she thinks we should break up.” It’s tempting to do this rather than taking responsibility oneself.When it comes to deciding who we will or won’t marry, we need to take advice, yet remember that ultimately this is a decision each person must make.Of the 13 principles, which ones stand out to you as most important?
As a general rule of thumb, if you stick a lot of single men and women in the same building, they’re usually going to spend time together and eventually get married. And sadly, Christians can too often look like the world when it comes to breaking up. What would it mean to break up for the glory of God? How do you end the relationship in a way that is God-honoring and honoring of the other person, especially since he or she is a brother or sister in Christ?
Thirteen things to remember: There is no such thing as risk-free dating.
Even in the act of breaking up, you need to be thoughtful, gracious and loving towards the other person (Ephesians 4:1-3; Colossians. After all, he or she is a child of God, and is loved by God, so what gives you any right to treat them any different than God?
If you are not sure how to do this, find an older, godly Christian man or woman and ask them for help.
Or you might want to just wallow in your hurt or sadness.