Is it good to date an asthmatic patient?
Well, to date or not to date someone is a matter of concern. And if I may probe further, who told you to date? Why do you want to date?
Do you feel like that’s the best way to know the right person to marry?
While we all have our biases against dating (I know some do), it’s never the best entry point into marriage if you’d care to listen.
The best route into marriage is to allow God to guide you into it. And here’s the reasonable pattern: friendship, courtship, then the wedding. I think someone needs to hear that again.
You can’t do it the world’s way, and you’d expect it to end in God’s way. If He’s not the Alpha, He can’t be the Omega. He will only step into your situation when you involve Him. Don’t be like those who involve Him after they’ve burnt their fingers through trial and error.
And to the second point of concern, there’s no one perfect person without problems. I have my issues, you have yours, and we all have ours.
There’s no one you’d ever meet in life who doesn’t have a problem. Some may not have health-related issues, but financial. Some people’s problems might manifest now, while some would appear later. You might have to live with some people’s problems forever, while some you can solve theirs.
So, whether to date or not to date an asthmatic person isn’t the problem, can you manage the situation?
If you can’t cope with someone who is asthmatic, you shouldn’t go into a relationship with such. Weigh the pros and cons: if their medical condition is the only problem, and the good things about them outweigh what seems like a problem, you can proceed.
Asthma can be cured or managed. It’s never an incurable disease. As Christians, there are health issues that defy medical treatments, but they would never escape the hands of the Great Physician.
If you want to lean on your understanding by choosing without depending on God, you’d bear the consequences of your choice when you go for the “perfect” partner.
In a nutshell, let God guide you through your quest for a life partner, don’t depend on your education, experience, or exposure. It’s costly to do so.
Till I come your way next time on another Q&A episode, take charge and stay strong.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.
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