Everyone needs emotional and moral margin. So that when culture pushes you a little further, you can account for room for error.
How far you should go with someone: =>how far you want your future spouse to have gone with their past someone.
No one ever said 'I wish my standards had been lower.' or 'I wish I had slept with more people.'
1 year off: was not supposed to be about not dating. It's supposed to be about God. I unintentionally tried finding loopholes, and while I cut dating out, I didn't cut boys out. It's not about boys anymore. It was never supposed to be.
God is not against anything. He is for someone. He's not against money. He's for us, where money has no hold over our hearts.