Sheila Wray Gregoire, a born entrepreneur, writes for numerous magazines and speaks to a variety of audiences across North America, combining the realities of a family with Scripture for real-world, real-biblical answers. Sheila is the author of The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex (Zondervan, 2012). To read more from Sheila, visit her blog.
Does anyone actually wait anymore? Isn't it some archaic social rule?
If you let the physical take over and you forget to cultivate your friendship, you're setting yourself up for a rough start if you do get married.
Taking everything on your shoulders is doing your family a disservice. You might end up so worn out you have nothing left to give, and your family won't be learning servanthood either.