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Other Reasons Not To Have Sex Before Marriage

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I was traveling cross-country with a friend when it came out that I was waiting for marriage to have sex. And I added, “and there’s no certainty I will ever get married.”

Don’t Live to Get Married. Live to Live.

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“All I want in life is to get married.” Her eyes welled up with tears as she told me about her one and only desire in life.

When Did You Last Stop for A Coffee Break?

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A month and a half ago, I got a message from a friend who was newly married and in grad school. Life was busy, he told me, and asked how my husband and I managed our time when we were first married.

Is Jesus our Significant Other?

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Unlike many of my peers at college, I did not receive a purity ring* from my family or church when I was in high school. I know that if I had asked for one, I would have been given one

Getting Married Need Not Be A #lifegoal

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Wedding and engagement announcements dominate my social media feeds, and I am starting to feel left out.

I Thought Marriage Could Change Me

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“Don’t scratch anymore! Once you stop scratching, you will be as beautiful as other girls!” My mum would tell me repeatedly as I was growing up. I suffer from eczema, a skin condition which would leave my skin red, cracked, itchy, and full of blisters.

A Letter to the Wandering Eye 

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Hey. Over your latte, I saw the worry in your eyes. I know this isn’t who you want to be; you never wanted to be attracted elsewhere, you thought you would always be contented in your marriage.

It’s Not All About Us, Ladies

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I recently found myself grumpy and tired after a day of taking care of sick kids, cleaning the house, and doing laundry.

When Crisis Strikes at Christmas

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I will never forget Christmas Day, 2014. It was the day my wife had a panic attack. We were getting ready to leave for church that day.