God is not absent-minded, He didn’t forget about you. He has so much more for you than just marriage. I know it’s hard to believe but ask your married friends. Marriage is a gift, but it is not the only gift.
It’s now more common for marriages to fail than it is for them to last a lifetime. But you can still get married with the confidence that you’ll enjoy the healthy, holy marriage God wants you to have if you invest time before getting married into asking wise questions.
Here are some crucial questions to ask before you get married...
Oh, the ol’ bugaboo of dating as a single mom. Should you? Shouldn’t you? There is a line of thinking among some Christians that all dating is wrong. There are others who would say that dating is perfectly natural and okay, but boundaries should be set forth in Christian dating.
If you're looking at dating as a single parent, see if these points have validity.
We are in constant comparison of what someone else has and what we don’t. Comparison is a joy-stealer. It’s a bottomless pit of self-doubt and self-deprecation. If you find yourself in that pit, here’s some Biblical wisdom on how to handle it
You’re single. The novelty of a bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle wore off long ago, and you’re ready to meet someone and settle down. Here are some ways to help you determine if you're ready for a relationship....
Lonely isn’t fun. Too often, single women will look past the obvious in a desperate attempt to create a relationship that simply isn’t there. Being aware of some of the signs of disinterest from a man is crucial to avoiding unnecessary heartache.
Here are 10 red flags that may show you -- He's just not that into you.
We humans are social creatures by nature. It’s in our genes that we’re more likely to not just survive, but also to thrive in health and wellness when we work together. If you find the life of a "loner" tough, here's an ironclad case to seek out community - and reap multiple benefits from it!
Since Proverbs 31 paints a picture of an excellent wife, does that mean there’s such a thing as a non-excellent wife? If you’re a single man, you should want to know. If you’re a married woman, or a woman who one day wants to be married, you should want to know, too. No woman wants to be a bad wife. No man wants to marry one, either.
So… what type of woman makes a “less-than-excellent” wife?
As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming. Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.
But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.