Posts from February 2014

A Bad Romance

What If I’m Stuck in a Bad Relationship?   Breaking up is hard to do.  It hurts to have to tell someone that he or she isn’t the right fit for you.  And being told you’re not the one your partner wants to marry hurts.  Speaking the truth in love isn’t easy.  But the kind of bad relationship that’s even more challenging…

THE one

What If I Feel Like I’ve Already Met “The One”? Congratulations!  It must be such a relief to have found someone. Some will tell you it’s unlikely your romance will survive to become a young marriage.  That’s because it’s true.  But some do.  Is yours one of them that will?  Only time will tell.   Society says teens are too young to…

Trust Issues

What If I Don’t Trust Guys/Girls Anymore? Have you played with fire and gotten burned?  Have you shared your heart with someone only to have that person tromp all over it?  It can make you feel disappointed, sad, betrayed and really angry.  Have you ever  heard the song “Pray For You”?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFJu8DCH_b0   The song’s sentiment is so funny and yet…

Step by (Practical) Step

What are some practical steps you can take to prepare for marriage? God’s version of love and romance is miles above what modern culture says.  When two people enter into a relationship that is scripted by the Author of love and relationships, they will view their relationship as something bigger, better and more beautiful!!   In short, if you can maintain the…

BE the spouse you want to HAVE

The Christian Magazine Charisma Newsletter, lists some characteristics of who you should not marry:   The Unbeliever:  2 Corinthians 6:14 says, “Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?” So in other words, don’t let a man’s/woman’s charm or good looks or success push you to compromise. The Liar:…

Why Marriage?

Why is marriage important?  Why did God create marriage?   The Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him’…and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place with flesh. Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had…

Prepare for marriage NOW

How do you view dating?   Why does everyone want to date so badly these days? Society has put it out there that dating is the thing to do. Younger people feel invincible and want to grow up fast. Peer pressure also plays a role. The media also glamorizes dating early and often.     Guys want to progress to the next…

Physical Boundaries

Haha psh I don’t need physical boundaries I can handle myself and practice self-control. Until he says this to me.. Until she looks at me that way…   I can handle myself. It’s the lie that the enemy tells us, and yes WE all tell ourselves. I won’t give in, we can lay alone in the dark..   Until you’re in the bathroom…

Spiritual Boundaries

Culture has relational boundaries, the sad part is that they change almost every day. “It’s okay for you to (insert whatever activity you may) as long as you don’t over step the boundaries or make me unhappy.” But how can we know which boundaries to keep and which one to remove when they differ depending on the person?       For…

Emotional Boundaries

Everybody wants that special someone.   The “one”   That person that will complete the innermost parts of you…make you whole.     Girls, no guy out there can save you. Guys, no girl out there is perfect. Nobody is perfect, and when you convince yourself that your significant other is perfect, you set him or her up for failure.  This is…