Falling head over heels in love means, to many couples, having sex as soon as possible.
The rush of infatuation leads people to take the next steps in their relationship without looking objectively at the odds of the relationship succeeding.
Before they know it, they’re making plans to move in together.
Unfortunately, many of these hurried unions lead to disappointment as the relationships falls apart before it’s even had time to take shape.
It also protects the heart as individuals gauge whether they are good for each other.
And it safeguards couples from pushing physical boundaries they may regret later. Don’t wake it up until it’s ready.” Although most singles desire for love to be awakened, based on this verse we shouldn't awaken love (or rush through dating relationships) because there is such a thing as “being ready.” In other words, there’s a "right time" for love.
I love what the New International Reader’s Version says in Song of Solomon 2:7: “Women of Jerusalem, make me a promise. So, if we agree that there is a right (and a wrong) time to awaken love and that taking it slowly is a good thing, then I propose that going slowly involves more than a simple application of physical and emotional boundaries to a dating relationship.
Successfully going slowly can only happen when it is done as a joint effort — when both parties' end goal is to honor God and each other.
For some, being in a committed relationship is boring.And this happens to be the predominant perspective most people have.But regardless of how relationships end, what really matters in love is how it begins, and how you actually end up falling in love with someone. Love is a culmination of many things [Read: Meaning of love].It is wise for dating couples to take it slowly for several reasons.First, it gives each person in the relationship room to breathe and to enjoy dating without the pressure of getting too serious too quickly.