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Single Matters is thrilled to share posts from guest writers. You'll find the bio of the writer inside the article.

Grace Of Aloneness Is Amazing

When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I resented it passionately when it came, like the anticipation of …

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[Video] Sex, Marriage And Fairy Tales | Spoken Word

Jefferson Bethke shares a spoken word to address the question, “What is truth?” especially in regard to sex and marriage.

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When Life Doesn’t Turn Out As Planned

I thought I was doing everything right. Then the things that should’ve brought the greatest joy turned to heartbreak. Life doesn’t always turn out as planned. There I was, standing in front of a man who I didn’t know much about, except that he had a love for hunting and the ministry. I knew that I had rushed into marriage …

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Are We Satisfied With Less?

There is something stirring about watching geese fly in perfect V-formation across the sky. Their flying south for the winter is poetry in motion. It is who God created them to be. It looks effortless, but for them it is a lot of work. I am not sure if this is a phenomenon just in the southeastern United States or …

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Love Is Right Where You Are

There are all sorts of friends. There are work friends that you don’t interact with much outside the office, church friends, college friends and long-term friends. Then there are smaller subcategories of friends … the “help-you-move” friends and “take-you-to-the-airport” friends are a rare breed. Everyone needs at least one 3:00am friend to call when you are struggling in the middle …

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Singles Retreat – May 23-25, 2014

When it comes to retreats for singles, there aren’t many to be found. But we recently met with a group that has a huge heart for singles and is holding their first retreat in the beautiful hills of North Carolina. Although we have no affiliation with this organization, we wanted to share the opportunity with you. Singles Impact Retreat – …

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10 Ways To Ruin Your Life In Your 20s

No one ever plans to ruin their life. Nobody makes that a goal or a New Year’s resolution, or an integral part of their 5-year plan. Kids don’t sit around and dream about growing up to be an alcoholic; students don’t go to class to learn how to be bankrupt; brides and grooms don’t go to the altar expecting their …

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[Video] eHarmony Video Bio

It’s the month more people sign up for online dating than any other time of year. Before you do, you may want to take advice from this gal. This video is too funny not to share. Our advice? Do this to get dates … but not if you want to be married.

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[Video] Jimmy Fallon #WhyImSingle

Jimmy Fallon asks folks on Twitter why they are single and they respond. This video is funny (One comment that is inappropriate but overlook that because the others are good.) #WhyImSingle  

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How To Live For Eternity

I’m tired of books on singlehood. But my disdain for them is not rooted not in what they say, but rather what they don’t say. Most books on singlehood miss out on Heaven. Because you know what? Marriage isn’t eternal. Sure, it’s a good thing. A God-designed thing that blesses many many people. And of course, it can bear eternal …

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