Practical application: prudish as it may sound, we'd suggest that dating teens need to set the physical limit at modest kissing. As a general rule, adolescent couples should also avoid being alone.
If they want to be together, they should do it in a setting where other people are present.
But don't panic: if your child is already dating, it's not too late - you can still take the initiative to sit down and discuss physical limits.
There are three basic principles you'll want to stress: 1) sex outside of marriage is not an option; 2) stay in control of your own body; and 3) always show respect for your body and your date's.
"If you can last through foreplay, and not go all the way with it, you have a lot of self-control, and that's a good thing.
Foreplay is OK for a Christian." There are many other Christian students, however, who believe sexual purity is about a whole lot more than just staying a virgin.
To have the healthiest relationship, both partners should know each other’s wants, goals, fears and limits." Ever wonder what other Christians think about sex? What we found were some misconceptions and unclear boundaries. Tim's a Christian who believes wholeheartedly in abstinence.He says, "If you remain abstinent until marriage, you're sexually pure." But then he says, "I think petting's all right.So, I can’t say what you should and shouldn’t do but during the early stages, I think you ought to hold off on the physical and get to know each other.Then, I also think, there are appropriate and inappropriate touches in a dating relationship.