In North America, I say I'm a dating columnist.It's easy, pretty much every knows what that means, and if for some reason they're confused, I say, "You know Carrie in Sex in the City?In February 1976, Bill Gothard confessed to the poorly-defined offense of “having ‘defrauded’ staff secretaries.” In a July 1980 meeting of the Institute in Basic Youth Conflicts (IBYC) board, it was confirmed that Bill Gothard was responsible for the “physical and emotional defrauding of several of his personal secretaries.” In February 1981, Bill once again confessed to “physically and emotionally defrauding his personal secretary.” So, what exactly did Bill Gothard confess to on these occasions?
Keep these questions in mind: Hooking up is a broad term, but generally it refers to casual encounters between people who can be friends but don’t have to be.
They may or may not be your only partner and can include sex.
and actually, what does dating even mean to any of us? After asking anyone who would listen to me, I’ve come to the conclusion that dating means different things to different people.
Is dating a term that is only reserved for more serious relationships? Is going out on one or two dates considered dating? For me, dating means getting to know someone, going out a few times, talking a lot and hooking up.
During my time as an employee, talking to someone of the opposite gender was considered defrauding, so I do not consider its use as any admittance of guilt or apology at all.
Specific actions need to be stated so we will all know what he is apologizing for.
At loveisrespect, we define “dating” as two (or possibly more than two! The relationship may be sexual, but it doesn’t have to be.
It may be serious or casual, straight or gay, committed or open, short-term or long-term.
From the IBLP website at To defraud another person is to stir up in them desires that cannot be righteously satisfied.