Dating a girl that goes to another school
As I’ve written before, women (and men) are entirely capable of taking in all the information there is about their relationship options and making their own decisions about them.
While I appreciate the fact that we all want to respect someone pursuing the same person, that doesn’t mean we should feel as if we need to “protect” her from information that might alter the course she’s on.
After high school ended, I decided to go out of state for school, and gradually, this girl and I began to talk even less.If she’s open to the idea of exploring what God might have for the two of you, then start spending some time together and see where God leads you. I’ve given you some practical advice, but be prepared to make all kinds of adjustments along the way. John Thomas has been a Boundless contributor since its beginning in 1998.If you’ll anchor yourself in honoring God in all your actions throughout this season, He’ll keep you on the right path. He and his wife, Alfie, have three children and live in Arkansas, where he serves as executive director of Ozark Camp and Conference Center, a youth camp and retreat center.The rest will unfold in short order, and you can put all your trust in a good God who loves you (and her) deeply and will do you both good.
Meanwhile, I’d give her lots of space to reduce whatever awkwardness there might be when all three of you are in the same location.That’s great news, and she should be affirmed in that. She might respond right away, or she might need time to process.