So how can you know if a fast-moving relationship is meant to be or is headed for disaster? A friend recently told me about an "intervention" she had with a girlfriend whose relationship seemed to be moving too fast.Here are five signs your relationship may be moving too fast. My friend noticed some major red flags, including the fact that the guy didn't attend church and had posted some questionable things on social media.When you're in the throes of attraction, you need an objective perspective to help you proceed wisely. You understand their concerns, and perhaps even have some misgivings of your own, but you're convinced your situation is different. She told me I was not the first person to speak to her about the matter.Still, she felt that her fiancé would one day become a Christian, and that God was telling her it was OK. While God is often gracious and redemptive when we choose a disobedient or unwise path, thinking you are an exception to general wisdom (or obedience) is a dangerous mindset that can land you in a bad situation. There is a big difference between a romantic relationship developing fast and a relationship to develop fast."I'm scared to think about what might have happened," she says. Now I'm working on greater emotional awareness and health so it doesn't happen again." 5. At times, physical attraction, emotional intimacy and even lust can stoke romantic fires and impair judgment.
It also protects the heart as individuals gauge whether they are good for each other.
This turned out to be an unexpected blessing to me in my marriage.
One of the dangers of a romantic relationship moving fast is missing some core issues that you may be unwilling or unable to see. Maybe your friends or family members are expressing concern over your love interest. I once met with a Christian friend who was planning to marry a man who was not a believer.
When I met them, they were going on 20 years of marriage and still madly in love. At 30 years old, I was beginning to wonder if I'd ever get married, when I met a handsome barista intent on a future as a children's pastor.
We started leading a small group together for other single young adults, and a month later we were dating.