Relationships

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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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What My Assumptions Taught Me About Judging Others

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Some months ago, I noticed that an acquaintance had become distant and cold towards me. When I asked about it, the person told me that it was because I had overreacted about something during our last exchange. I understood their perspective and apologised, but it became clear that a point of no return had been reached for them.
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Becoming a Safe Place: How to be a Friend Who Helps

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Most of us know how intimidating Christians can be, even for us Christians. As easily as “authentic” and “real” roll off the tongue, it’s another thing to actually engage on that level. Yet honest relationships are in the spirit of what God extends to us.
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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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10 Practical Ways to Love Your Spouse

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I soon came to realise that as much as my husband appreciated my efforts, he wasn’t a fan of reading or collecting figurines. Instead, he felt more loved whenever I spent time with him. Since then, we’ve made more effort to show love in ways that really meet the other person’s needs.
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5 Ways I Learned to Love My Dysfunctional Family

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My family has always been what some might describe as ‘textbook Christian’: We go to church every Sunday, and attend fellowships and retreats. We read the Bible, join Bible study groups, and hold Bible study sessions at home. We believe that a family that prays together stays together. And yet, it has always been painful for me to see how much conflict and tension we have in our home.
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One and Whole: How I Learned to Love Being Single

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One evening, as an introductory question to our Bible study session, our happily married leader asked the singles in our group to share why we were still single.
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Why Is It So Hard to Go Back to Church After Getting Hurt?

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Growing up, I had always wondered why those who have left church found it hard to come back. I saw old friends, mustered pained smiles, said respectful hellos to some of the elders . . . but it just didn't feel the same.
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When I Was Betrayed by a Fellow Christian

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Some time ago, there was a situation that made me extremely angry, to the point that I raised my voice and slammed my hands on the table