DeVon Franklin Speaks On the Importance of Establishing Your Individuality Before Dating

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Knowing yourself first is key. 

Pastor DeVon Franklin and actress Meagan Good have spent much of the last few years sharing vital relationship advice for couples looking to strengthen their bonds, but Devon also wants to make it clear that maintaining your individuality while in search of a partner just as important.

Touching specifically on the topic of the dating during a recent speaking engagement, DeVon pointed out how not having a strong sense of self before going into a new relationship or re-entering the dating scene can prove detrimental in the end.
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"When you don't have a clear idea of who you are and a sense of individual self, you then will allow yourself to be subjected to the madness of dating, and it will control you instead of you having control over it," he tells the crowd. See his full comment in the flip below.

You MUST have a clear idea of who YOU are as an individual! #TheWait @meagangood

A video posted by DeVon Franklin (@devonfranklin) on May 4, 2016 at 4:01pm PDT

Devon and Megan have been making their rounds to promote their new book The Wait, which was released in February of this year and details the early stages of their relationship, journey to the alter and keys to a successful marriage. The couple made headlines leading up to their 2012 nuptials after publicly announcing their plans to abstain from sex until they were married.

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