Dating

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A man is "burning" when he reminds of his bad break up

Dealing With the Aftermath of a Bad Breakup

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On the surface, we might’ve looked like a happily-in-love couple, but beneath this façade were fears, misunderstandings, anger, and doubts built up due to silent treatments and unresolved arguments.
A girl try to pull her friend back who going with the other guy

My Friend is Dating a Non-Christian. What Should I Do?

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I was that friend who once dated a non-Christian. Let me tell you my story.
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Navigating My First Relationship (With Help From the Bible)

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It’s not surprising if you feel that the Bible isn’t a book you can run to for advice on modern-day romance. Nevertheless, there are some Biblical principles that we can discerningly apply to our romantic pursuits.
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The Kind of Compromise We Need When Dating

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"Is he worth wearing a skirt for?" That's the question a good friend left with me after I shared my doubts about the guy I was dating. 
Illustration of 3 men ready for dating

5 Ways to Stop Feeling Desperate When It Comes to Dating

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At the start of each relationship, I was worried that I wouldn't find a suitable life partner. My trust in God had begun to waver. The resulting feeling of desperation caused me to compromise on aspects that should’ve been clear non-negotiables when looking for my future husband.
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3 Keys to Keeping God at the Centre of Your Relationships | YMI

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Dating is fun. There’s no doubt about it. But for us as believers, Christ is the foundation of our relationship. Here are three keys to keeping Christ at the centre of our relationships.
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30+, Single, and Trying Not to Settle

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Online dating in one’s 30s is not for the faint-hearted. Repeating answers to the same few questions for months on end, labouring to shape an organic conversation out of a vacuum, doing my best not to glance at my watch during tedious first dates . . . required a kind of endurance I hadn’t anticipated.
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When Race and Faith Collide: Woes of Dating Someone From a Different Race

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The door slammed. Right in my face. I have never had someone do that to me before; this was the stuff of Hollywood dramas, but this drama was only just beginning. That was the response I encountered when my father asked me point-blank if I was seeing Pravin*. It marked the start of a downward spiral in my relationship with my father, two years of what my father called the “dark night of his soul”.
image of a coupe sitting and talking together under a tree

7 Areas to Grow in as a Dating Couple

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Dating doesn’t have to be a foggy experience. Instead, dating should be a season of clarity—to clarify whether you and your partner are ready to move on to marriage together. Here are seven areas to help us make the most of our dating season and gauge our readiness for marriage: