How Far Can You Go?
Advice for the single (woman) on St. Valentine's Day from the National Catholic Register:
Do: Be slow about getting physical.
Don't: "Hook up" before you're married.
Do: Your homework.
Don't: Go out with someone whose background you can't check or whom you immediately recognize as requiring change.
Do: Agree on a specific activity and make sure it's wholesome and designed to enhance communication.
Don't: Go drinking or to a movie with explicit sex scenes.
Do: Take your time, remembering that getting to know someone is a long, slow jog - not a sprint.
Don't: Lead the relationship.
Do: Make a list.
Don't: Reject someone who possesses important qualities because he isn't ideal in less significant ways, such as appearance or recreational interests.
Do: Be open to meeting men in settings other than bars and clubs.
Don't: Be a one-woman search party.
Do: Dress appropriately.
Don't: Be so scrupulous about modesty that you look frumpy.
You'll have to go to the story to get the low down on what some of the advice is getting at.