We use the gender-neutral term “partners” to refer to people in an intimate relationship, but you might use a different word (and that’s okay)!
No matter how you define dating, it’s important to remember that abuse can occur within all kinds of intimate relationships.
Dating relationships also are different from other relationships.
They may have rules about things like when you can be alone with a date.
To "cohabit", in a broad sense, means to "coexist".
Today, cohabitation is a common pattern among people in the Western world.
However, even among Christians, there are differences as to whether you should or should not date.
The choice is up to you and your parents, but Christian teens should still know God’s perspective on dating.