Then there are marriages that must deal with distance due to job or school changes that crumble after just a few months apart.There are many things to take into consideration when thinking about dating long distance.These people were a sort of “match-makers.” Times have changed. From the Bible, we discover that arranged marriages were the norm in the Old Testament times.People tend to meet themselves during social gatherings. The death of Christ ushered in the New Covenant so it’s not surprising that we don’t find the idea and practice of arranged marriages in the New Testament. As children of God, we have to understand that it is only God that gives us the right mate.I hope you are able to search your heart for your true feelings as you explore some of these questions, and you are able to discuss them opening and honestly as a couple.If so, you are off to a great start making any type of relationship work!
Another answer suggests that while godly character should be the primary factor, physical attraction is important and should also be part of the equation.
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I’m going to be starting a new job several states away, and I’m wondering if I should try to continue to date my girlfriend? I know couples that met online, never lived in the same state, and ended up happily married with kids.
There is no “right” or “wrong” decision when considering a long-distance relationship.