The reason that purely physical attraction-based relationships fail, is for a variety of reasons.The first, is that after a while, even fantastic physical chemistry, can lead to complacency.
If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.So is the trend toward intimate friendships between single men and women a good thing? If you haven't read my previous articles on biblical dating, you'll be helped in thinking through this issue by reading "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." Based on some of the principles found there, let me offer a couple of practical reasons why I believe such friendships to be generally unwise, and then I'll suggest a positive role for friendship among singles in the Christian community.In this series of articles, I've raised several biblical principles regarding the way we should treat our brothers and sisters in Christ.You can—and should—delight in the heart-pounding giddiness of love. But if you want the whole thing to last, then you need friendship, too. Think of your own good friends, the ones who have your back, the ones who are there for you, no matter what.The ones you can tell anything to and the ones you would do anything for. Remembering times your friend was there for you brings tears to your eyes. A key here is the word “mutual.” Friendship has to be a two-way street.As the new year begins, now is a good time to “begin at the beginning.” So many people - when they begin a “dating” journey, focus on romance immediately.While romantic attraction is important, statistics show that dating relationships based solely on physical attraction, usually fail.Another reason that relationships based almost solely upon physical attraction can quickly dissolve, is that logically, sex is something that is not done 24 hours a day; there are many other activities that a couple can and should engage in.If the only activity that a couple engages in is sex, it is only common sense, that eventually, it will become apparent that this is all that they have in common, and one or the other may begin to become disinterested.An internet relationship is a relationship between people who have met online, and in many cases know each other only via the Internet.Online relationships are similar in many ways to pen pal relationships.