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Are You Too Smart for Your Own Good?

By on April 8, 2014 in Dating, Women's Issues with 4 Comments
Are You Too Smart for Your Own Good?

Put another way: Do certain degrees make you less likely to be “marriage material”? That type of question is one I get at least once a month. Seriously. In recent weeks, I’ve been asked three different versions of it: Will getting a PhD mean that no guy will ever want to marry me? If I […]

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When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

By on February 18, 2014 in Dating with 0 Comments
When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

As I sat across from her, I could see the sadness in her eyes. And then the confession: “Amanda, my boyfriend and I went ‘too far’… again!!” My first reaction was to blame the guy for putting pressure on her, but then the truth came out….She was the one who started the physical relationship, and […]

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Letting Go of the Divine Bargain

By on February 6, 2014 in Dating, Relationships with 1 Comment
Letting Go of the Divine Bargain

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as her friends and family […]

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Why We Love Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl

By on September 12, 2013 in Dating with 12 Comments
Why We Love Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl

It isn’t easy to take an honest, vulnerable look at your dating experiences. Try publishing it for everyone to read. In Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, Paula Hendricks describes how her revolving door relationship with “cute, innocent crushes,” eventually became costly investments. The writing manager of Revive Our Hearts and frequent blogger […]

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Why Should Teen Girls Care about Marriage Sermons?

By on September 5, 2013 in Biblical Womanhood, Dating with 0 Comments
Why Should Teen Girls Care about Marriage Sermons?

It’s inevitable. I have seen it over and over again. Whenever a preacher starts a sermon on the subject of marriage, I can see teenagers mentally checking out all over the place. The unsaid thought is clear—“This doesn’t apply to me right now! I’ll worry about it later.” The problem is, though, that if you’re a […]

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Planning a Romantic Picnic for Two

By on April 30, 2013 in Dating, House and Home with 0 Comments
Planning a Romantic Picnic for Two

Need a fresh date night idea that is both simple and romantic?  Look no further!  The following is a guide to planning a perfectly romantic picnic for two.   The Perfect Location Choose a special spot that can become your special place, just for the two of you.  To help pick the perfect location, think about […]

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So We’re Living Together…What’s the Big Deal?

By on April 16, 2013 in Dating with 0 Comments
So We’re Living Together…What’s the Big Deal?

What a precious baby girl! …Wait. She belongs to my old college roommate? No way! …Wait. Did I miss her wedding? As I curiously stalk my old roommate on Facebook I realize I hadn’t missed anything. Not even an engagement. Just the reality of another friend cohabiting with her boyfriend. Once I asked a woman […]

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Is Dot.Com Dating the Right Match for You?

By on February 12, 2013 in Dating with 9 Comments
Is Dot.Com Dating the Right Match for You?

Is it just me, or are online dating sites for Christians everywhere these days? And it’s not just eHarmony and Match.com – there’s ChristianSingles.com, SingleChristian.com, and most recently, ChristianMingle.com. Maybe you’ve heard their commercials: Sometimes we wait for God to make the next move, when God is saying, “It’s Your time to act – the […]

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Date Like a Princess

By on September 21, 2012 in Dating with 0 Comments
Date Like a Princess

In the realm of Christian dating, what exactly is the best model?  We have so many choices!  We can always wait for a man to court us. We can go the route of the “normal” dating scene. We can go online. We can do a mixture of courting and dating. Or we could simply just […]

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Sex and the Single Girl: How Far is Too Far?

By on June 5, 2012 in Dating with 1 Comment
Sex and the Single Girl: How Far is Too Far?

As Christians, we are taught and encouraged to strive for sexual purity before marriage, but what does that mean? Does that just mean abstaining from the act of sexual intercourse, or is there more to it than that? From flirting and holding hands to cuddling and “making out”… How far is too far? Let’s take […]

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