A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Dating

Hook Ups and the Whole Person

3 Dating Considerations for Christian Parents & Young People When I was in my early 20s, I experienced several dating situations in my life which eventually left me extremely confused. I had spent the last five years dating different gu... Read More »

Four Myths of “Living Together”

I still remember the week of my wedding. I had just graduated from seminary and needed to move out of student housing. So, Jay, my then-fiancé, moved me into the home he had just rented for us. My family was in town for the wedding, and af... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Single Friends, Let's Honor God in Our Dating

Does anyone still listen to the radio in the morning? I know I am probably one of two people on the planet that do, but I guess my shortened commute makes it an absolute burden to pull out my phone, turn on my bluetooth, and make a choice. ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 he... Read More »

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 revolvi... Read More »

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 pla... Read More »

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 rea... Read More »

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 h... Read More »