As I mentioned before, society has definitely stacked the odds against us.
But allow me to offer you another analogy that puts this into perspective.
Here are some suggestions that I found helped me date and remain chaste: First, I made it known to my date that sexual intimacy was not an option when we planned our date.
Since you are a member of Catholic Match, you already have a head-start on that, but it’s good to be sure that your date is aware of your desire to remain chaste.
The Church, which simply upholds the teachings of Christ, wants you to live a morally safe and happy life; to live freely without the potential for disaster.
After seven years of intense struggle, spiritual growth, personal triumphs, and finally remarriage in the church and the birth of three miracle children, her one desire was to help others who were suffering find hope and healing.
Lisa has worked for the church in a variety of roles, most recently bringing her divorce support program, Journey of Hope, to parishes in the US and Canada.
In an even more conservative perspective, many would say that even after the divorce, remarriage may not be a legitimate option. I personally think that anyone who is currently legally married and yet is "dating" while awaiting divorce proceedings, is undermining whatever is left of their marriage and showing no regard for the possibility of a future reconciliation.
David Carter A blood stained cross, an empty tomb For by His love He met my doom.