Finding a mate functioned a lot more like a bartering system than dinner and a movie.

I don’t know about you, but I say that’s a step in the right direction when it comes to dating well.

SEE ALSO: The Myth of Happily Ever After1 Corinthians ).

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 - Two [are] better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.1 Peter 4:8 - And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

Proverbs 3:5-7 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Our relationships can be an instrument that draws us close to God, as we seek Him for wisdom, guidance, and discernment along the way (Psalm ).

SEE ALSO: 3 Intruders That May Be Destroying Your Marriage So no matter where you are within the world of dating, remember that there is no such thing as “Christian Dating,” only Christians who date. Song of Solomon 2:7 - I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake [my] love, till he please.Genesis - Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. Proverbs - Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.1 Corinthians - Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them.I don’t know about you, but that sounds like a pretty awkward first date to me.Though the bible doesn’t talk directly about dating, it does speak volumes about relationships, godly interactions, and principles that can be applied to how you date.Healthy interactions with others will leave us with little regrets, no matter what the long term outcomes.