In another few studies, these same researchers examined whether men and women have better reactions to statements of love before or after having sex in the relationship.Men rated more happiness and felt more positive emotion if they received confessions of love before having sex.When God’s standards come first, you’ll approach relationships objectively. I hope you realize what a huge proclamation it really is.Your emotions will stay play a role, but they won’t dictate your decisions. When we say “I love you”, we’re really saying something more like this: “I will be patient with you. I won’t be jealous or condescending or arrogant toward you. I promise to uphold purity of mind, body, and spirit, and saturate myself with God’s truth, because I love you. And I hope you see how absolutely it is for you to be in a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ in order to love this way.It’s one of the reasons I challenge you to think before making out, to honor God’s design for sex, and to protect the value of your intimate self.When you celebrate sexuality God’s way, your purity protects your emotions. I will press through difficulty to make us work.” fail. SEE ALSO: The Dangers of Acting Like You are Married I hope you were intimidated by the real weight of “I love you”.He Talks Around It Even if the setting is perfect and he's been meaning to say it it's still hard to get those exact words out: "I love you." Sometimes a guy will talk around it in a million other ways.
We knew we loved one another as friends before we became girlfriend and boyfriend.
For most men it starts off as a suspicion ("Holy f*ck. ") then it grows to certainty, then to anxiety about how and when to say it, and whether the woman might feel the same way.