Date Like You Know/DatePrep (week 2)

Discussion Questions:

Chapter 2: Friends Don’t Let Friends Date Dumb

  1. How can dating just because you can, without considering whether you should, get you in trouble?
  2. Why does it seems like “everyone” is dating, and that dating couples are happier than those who are single?
  3. When it comes to dating, how can chasing experiences hinder your ability to build relationships?
  4. How does modern dating discourage honesty and vulnerability?
  5. If so many people have so many unanswered questions about dating, why aren’t more reading books and going to classes to get solid answers?
  6. Why is God more concerned with why we do what we do, than He is with what we do?

Chapter 3: Top 5 Dumbest Reasons to Date

  1. How can the opinion and regard of someone we want to date (yet barely know) hold so much power over us?
  2. How could Christ’s example of humility transform how you date? (See Philippians 2:5-8 or page 33 in the book.)
  3. Why would someone who already feels like they don’t belong (to God, family, and/or community) be willing to take the huge risk of finding belonging in a dating relationship?
  4. When and how is romantic desire “awakened” in us, and what could we do to manage those longings?
  5. How can understanding that sex, while not bad, is dangerous change the way you regard sex and sexual temptation?
  6. What could you do to build your belief and trust in God’s love for you?

TOP 10 Dumbest Reasons to Date

We summarize the TOP10 Dumbest Reasons to Date in these three videos from our FMUniversity YouTube channel:

  1. TOP 10 Dumbest Reasons to Date (dumb reasons 10 down to 6)
  2. TOP 5 Dumbest Reasons to Date (dumb reasons 5 down to 2)
  3. #1 Dumbest Reason to Date

Or watch all three videos in our LoveEd playlist, TOP10 Dumbest Reasons to Date: