As we age the ratio of women to men grows further apart. I pray that God will comfort you and give you peace. During that time, several men have come and gone from her life. That requires faith. While the above approach certainly would not be a sin to do if you were getting older, I do believe that is wise to more proactive and intentional about meeting people the older you get. You should be happy for them I am, but I am not blind to the unfairness of people breaking the rules and then being rewarded anyways and those who obey are met with indifference by the powerful god. I have asked many of the same questions.
Part of the Being Single and Faithful Series.
How Should Your Christian Dating Approach Change the Older You Get?
Be aware that when you commit to remain celibate until you remarry, there may be some people who will try to convince you that you are being unreasonable. My point is that when you become an adult and you are more spiritually mature, you should feel freer to pursue a relationship in a more direct and intentional way. Some did not convert to Christianity until their 30s or later. She thought her lunch date had done the same, but she quickly discovered otherwise. Above all, God wants to come first in all you do Matthew 6: