What does maturity look like?

Wisdomforlife

In a class I teach for singles on how to make the marriage decisions one of your best decisions, we invest significant time discussing the importance of maturity to a good relationship. 

When I ask the class to describe maturity and immaturity, I encourage them to first examine their own lives before applying anything to others.

We are wise to focus on becoming the person that your future spouse will need and be blessed with.

I also remind them that behaviors, perspectives and life-patterns rarely appear without a history behind them. Looking closely and honestly at the history is essential to breaking patterns that get passed through generations. 

Consider the following characteristics of maturity and use the list for conversation. It’s obviously not an exhaustive description of a mature person, but it offers a starting point.

Ask yourself and others how you would go about learning whether a potential…

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