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The Soul Mate Test

Soul mates. We hear a lot about finding that person who was prepared by God. We call him or her our “soul mate.” You won’t actually have a soul mate until you’ve mated another soul. Once you’ve married, you have found your soul mate. Until then you are looking for the person you’d like to make your soul mate. I …

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Signs Of A Rebound Relationship

I had ended a five-year relationship because he didn’t want to get married, and I was tired of being someone’s girlfriend. Time was ticking, and I wanted a life … a married life. What I didn’t realize is that after leaving this relationship I was on the rebound, and I rebounded like an elastic band into the arms of another …

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Secret To A Great Relationship Part 6: Be A Place of Refuge and Safety

Secret to a great marriage

We should be a refuge for our spouses to come and share anything in their lives. The Bible says that Jesus was a friend of sinners—a friend of sinners. Hebrews 4:16 says that because of Jesus we can come boldly before the throne of grace so that we may receive mercy and find grace. Because of God’s mercy, not only …

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Why Creativity Is Important In Relationships

The creative process is not limited to paints. In fact, I am discovering that creative confidence has the potential to spill over into every area of life. The necessary ingredient is a willingness to let the process mold you. A couple of weeks ago, I began taking an art class and quickly noticed how much of a perfectionist I am. …

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Fishing In The Wrong Sea Of Dating

Have you ever had a relationship fail to work out, as friends and family said, “Don’t worry, there are always more fish in the sea”? Be encouraged! Grab this imaginary fishing rod as you charge into the sea of dating opportunity again. If your experience is anything like my reality in dating, then you may grow tired of casting that …

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When Dating Becomes An Emotional Battlefield

I hadn’t realized it, but my dates were becoming a job interview. I was on rapid fire with interrogating questions, evaluating whether the person across from me at the dinner table was an “asset” or a “liability.” Had I worked all these years to hook up with someone who was lazy and would live off my career earnings? Did he want …

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Are You Desperate?

Recently, as I was meeting with another favorite client (can you tell I have many?), I had another revelation for the single people of the world. This revelation can actually be applied to many situations and circumstances, but is very fitting when applied to relationships. The chat I was having with this client centered on a recent relationship prospect and …

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Why People Have Emotional Affairs

I had a boyfriend once, and when we would go out for dinner, he was always glancing around the room wondering who else was in the restaurant. Often I felt like he was half-listening to me, and his commitment to our relationship was less than stellar. So it was no shock when he left me for another woman. In fact, …

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Eleven Differences Between Dating A Boy Vs. A Man

When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes, and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked. You could say I was addicted to the bad boy/unavailable boy/player. I was drawn to what psychotherapist Ken Page terms as “attractions of deprivation,” when we are drawn to people who embody the worst emotional characteristics …

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How Being An Entrepreneur Makes It Difficult To Date

An entrepreneur is a busy type of person, but if they want to have any kind of romance, that busyness can turn crazy. The type of dedication it takes to get a start-up going is the same kind of energy it takes to foster a productive love life. It might seem impossible to find a date when there are so …

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