Building a godly dating relationship
The foundation ends up being built on pure "feelings," shared interests, having someone so you are not alone, and so many other things, including the number one foundation most relationships are built on, SEX.
In a friendship, there is not as much temptation to present only our best side to the other person in hopes that they will like us. We are able to see the other person for who they really are – rather than a smoothed-over, third-date version of their real self.
When we are careening along on the unpredictable river of feelings, the current takes control and sweeps us in whatever direction it wants.