It's about trusting God to help you build the type of relationship that will withstand the test of the inevitable challenges. Protect the deepest, most intimate parts of who you are both emotionally and spiritually. If he or she has concerns about it, find out why. This is a sign that he is not spiritually ready to lead you or to be in a relationship. When I was real young, my dad and I would wrestle.
If you do not rearrange things in your life, especially in the beginning, you are still right on path if things do not work out between the two of you. What happens when we break our boundaries? Can Christians hug and cuddle with their boyfriends? It took one year from the time we met to feel that the time was right to take the next step and get engaged. However, the goal of such contact should be to express affection without causing sexual arousal.