Tag Archives: Dating

5 truths about relationships for singles

When couples understand that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love; not about feeling loved but truly valuing each other, then they will find the path to deeply meaningful companionship. Continue reading

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Infatuation or Love?

Infatuation has been defined as….By contrast, genuine falling in love is…. Continue reading

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A delusional euphoric state of stupidity

The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading

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Relationship 101 Class

A class to help singles with one of the most important decisions of life: How to choose a mate. Continue reading

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20 Questions about the right one

Here’s a helpful guide for the marriage decision. Continue reading

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The path to great relationships

Married couples must realize that marriage is not about being in love but an agreement to love. It’s an agreement that must be renewed daily. But doing this involves more than will power. Couples must also have a shared vision of what love looks like, of how it is lived. Continue reading

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Beware of the jerks (and jerkettes)

Are you a pushover for predatory jerks? This author suggests that, “we are living in a jungle and its full of hungry jerks.” Continue reading

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A closer look at love

Relationships are miserable when love is absent. But is there an objective way to identify true love?  Love defined The fourteen qualities of love in First Corinthians thirteen offer the best available description of love known to humans. This text remains one of … Continue reading

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Is there a catch-22 in love?

Many singles feel like they’re in a kind of catch 22. They are likely surrounded by a culture of marriage and family in a way that can make them feel as if life is “on hold” until they get married. Their … Continue reading

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What if you don’t feel love?

Some people tell me they want to be married because of love and others (like this woman) say they want out of marriage because they no longer feel love. This has led me to ask some questions about the nature of love.
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