If you are dating someone who doesn’t have a personal relationship with Christ, you are playing with fire. Don’t let the relationship progress to a physical point and then hope you can cut it off later. You need all the help you can get in today’s world. Do you depend on Him to meet your needs of love and security? If you can’t stand the person but have a great physical relationship, rethink the relationship. If one person is uncomfortable with any type of physical expression, don’t do it. Don’t push a date to do anything that makes him/her feel uncomfortable.
First the warning: If you enter the relationship and suddenly stop going to church, pray less, and read less, that's probably a sign it's not heading in a godly direction. Be as diligent about carving out time for corporate worship as you are in carving “alone time” (the benefits of which should probably also be up for debate). You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be. It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph. When our strengths and weaknesses are different, we can strengthen each other in the areas we’re weak in. She should also be passionate about the things you value most: God, academics, helping people, etc. Then you can be the definition of cool, which is making others cool.With these things in mind, you will end up pushing each other to be greater, instead of just staring at yourselves in a mirror. You’ve gone into my future to prepare the way, and in kindness you follow behind me to spare me from the harm of my past.
Diversity is good – college is the perfect time to make lots of different kinds of friends and learn how to build real relationships. And, be confident in the friendships God is helping you build!