The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.

I also have friends who don't share their different friend circles, for fear of social miscegenation.

Also, everyone has had or been a "bad friend" at some point in their lives, right?

God is our Father and other Christians are our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Our Father deeply loves and desires that we show love to each other, that is seek each other's highest spiritual good.1 Jn.3: 1 says, "How great is the love the Father has lavished on us that we should be called children of God!

At times, it’s inevitable to fall for a friend and want to date them.

Here’s a guide on how to date a friend that can make all the difference between a successful relationship and a failed friendship.

" Gal.5: 13 says, “Rather serve one another in love.” Heb.10: 24 says, “Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” God desires that we serve one another in love by giving of ourselves to help each other grow in Christ as fellow-believers.

Proverbs gives several characteristics of friends and friendships.

Establishing Boundaries Coping Emotionally Maintaining the Friendship Community Q&A A breakup can be heartbreaking and the inclination to stay friends is understandable. Manage your emotions by reminding yourself the relationship is over.

When someone was important to you romantically, it's natural to want to hold on to that connection. As you move forward, remember to keep your emotions in check to sustain the relationship long term.

Dating is a stage of romantic or sexual relationships in humans whereby two or more people meet socially, possibly as friends or with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in a more committed intimate relationship or marriage.