Last week, when I was teaching on Dare to Date again, this question was written down for me. And as I look at the question now, the answer seems so simple. Yet when it’s asked, there’s always a background to it. There’s always someone asking the question thinking: ‘really? Can I really do that?’ Or thinking of the time it backfired to do such a thing. Or thinking about friends really condemning them for asking a guy out. Or thinking …Read More
How often have you heard people dismiss the thought of dating someone because in their biased opinion, they’re ‘just not my type!’ This was my mistaken view.
I scrolled through endless dating site profiles on-line, in an effort to find “Mr Right”. I erroneously and methodically eliminated potential mates because I thought I knew who would suit me best.
Two years after my marriage disintegrated, my heart somewhat healed and my confidence returning, I began yearning for someone else to …Read More
There are a number of topics and life choices that commonly influence whether daters deem other daters to be a suitable potential spouse. For some, these deal-breakers – or showstoppers – are personal or even completely unique. At first, you might think you don’t have any… Until you begin dating and realise that there are in fact some areas in which you just can’t, or won’t compromise.
When do you talk about your deal-breakers?
To a degree, your online profile …Read More
In order to find love, we have to expose ourselves to potential hurt. We have to open our hearts and be vulnerable. The problem is it doesn’t always work out. We might decide the relationship isn’t right, or the person we’re falling for might want out, leaving us with a bruised or broken heart. How do we come back from this?
The first thing to consider is a practical one. Do we stay in touch with our ex?
The answer …Read More
‘I feel God has called me to a specific ministry in the future,’ said the Facebook post. ‘But my girlfriend says it’s not something she’s called to. I love her and want to marry her, but I’ve always imagined myself and my future wife working together for the Lord. Should I break up with her and look for someone who shares my calling?’
It’s important for a married couple to have shared goals, so if you’re looking into the future …Read More