They met, fell in love, dated and waited until they were married to have sex.

There seemed to be a special connection between them that made me wonder, It started me on a quest to discover what I call "practical abstinence." All of the "true love waits" messages mean nothing if they can't be put into practice.

By matching users with friends of friends (like Tinder, it uses Facebook as its underlying database), it should appeal to the man who's interested in refined dating, not here-today-forgotten-tomorrow-morning flings.

When I typed out these words as an idea for an article on abstinence, I realized this was a difficult topic to get people talking about.

Accountability partners can rob temptation of its power." When I asked my friends about their relationships, it quickly became clear that the couples I knew who saved sex for marriage had one thing in common: They had accountability partners or mentors. Both in their 20s, they dated for a year before getting married, and they found that talking about their relationship with people they trusted made all the difference. "It was good to have people on an individual level and on a more public level to engage with about our relationship," he says.

As the leader in a dating relationship, a man has an important responsibility when it comes to making and keeping a game plan with his girlfriend.

It is a gift, but it needs to be , which is exactly where we're having trouble today.

We're a generation that's almost marked by a lack of self-discipline.

The design is unequivocally straightforward: you're shown a profile of a fellow dater selected on the basis of a few of your stated preferences, and you swipe right if you're interested or left if you're not.

It's simple but effective: Tinder's right and left swiping function is now the blueprint for most dating apps.

He blessed them, and one of the first commands He gave them was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis -28).