My findings brought me to the realization that dating is a process which occupies a great deal of your emotions and tempts you physically so fast that you don't realize what hit you. The "game of dating" --especially if you're a Muslim-- inevitably spins out of control and becomes very hard to maintain.The real challenge to your faith starts when the attention shifts away from the needs of your soul to the needs of your body and drains your efforts to increase your remembrance of God.God instructs all of us eligible bachelors and bachelorettes to maintain our chastity until marriage (Quran Verses 5:5, 23:5-7, -31, -31).
The least important is the fact that you are probably years away from being ready to tie the knot.
Of course, completing your education, having a source of income besides your weekly allowance , and setting up a place to live other than your parents' house are useful little details which may have skipped your mind.
You may try to ease your mind quickly by defining sexual relations as intercourse only, leaving all other contact as fair game.
It's a pretty good argument I've tried to use myself more than once.
For one thing, there are verses in the Qur’an which regard this type of interaction as much more serious than we would like to think.
All the mushy stuff--unfortunately for those unattached--should only be reserved for husband and wife.
(See: The Truth about Why Women and Men can't be "Just Friends" [VIDEO])There are some folks out there who date but due to factors like religion, trust, outrage from parents etc. That may be admirable to some extent but Lord knows there's this lingering feeling deep inside the psyche; the growing desire for contact and romance.
When that's the issue, you should ask yourself one question: "What's the point of winning the battles of avoiding the physical stuff while your soul is losing the war from all the energy and effort that's being drained away and spent? You either remove yourself from the situation or end the guilt and get married.
Typically, the word dating is used when a guy and a girl develop both an intimate physical and social relationship together.