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Is Your Dating Cup Half Empty Or Half Full?

Gloria is meeting new people, and she has a positive attitude towards dating. In fact, her dating cup is half full. She keeps her expectations low, and she knows with mathematical certainty that the more she gets out there to meet new people, the greater her chances of meeting potential new love. As a result, Gloria focuses on remaining upbeat …

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Secret To A Great Relationship Part 5: Be Real And Transparent

Secret to a great marriage

In John 15:15, Jesus said, “No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you.” The reality behind what Jesus said is a secret to no one: A best friend is …

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Mis-Education Of Single Men

The prevailing message to men when it comes to relationships and career is basically: “First, get your business, your money and your assets. Then, find someone to settle down with.” This is the messaging I was surrounded by growing up. I was even told by men who I looked up to and who were in marriages, that the blueprint to …

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Five Signs That You Can Trust Your New Love

I have often looked back at failed relationships and wondered how I could have ever really trusted the people I have dated in the past. If there were obvious red flags and warning signs, I had clearly missed them, because I sat multiple times on the edge of an absolute train wreck of a relationship. Now that I have been …

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I Helped Someone Cheat

It was the weekend of August 1st. I was in New Orleans for a wedding. Traveling alone was always a strong temptation. New city. New opportunities. I found myself in my hotel room in a very familiar situation but with a different twist. See, I was a sex addict. At the time I didn’t call it that. It was just …

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Secret To A Great Relationship Part 4: Embrace Your Differences

Secret to a great marriage

God has made each of us unique. Best friends tend to celebrate each other’s differences. Enemies, on the other hand, use differences as a reason to reject. Do you realize that if you are prejudiced and judgmental toward another person, you can’t be that person’s friend? That’s why the devil loves prejudiced and judgmental people. Every time we judge someone …

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Why Singles Need Families

It was the early summer of 2009. I curled up one morning on my couch to have time with Jesus. I was 35 with two thriving careers, owned my home and was quite content in many ways. I had this thought that every few months it’s good just to take an inventory of life with the Lord … to lay …

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Three Rules For Flirting

Three Rules for Flirting

Romance is thrilling, and it all starts with a little wink and a smile. Our flirtations hint at our interest. And that’s the fun … it’s just a clue … and we wonder: Will this person be my true love? While flirting may seem innocent enough, I’ve known women who turn flirting into a competitive game. That’s when flirting gets …

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Lessons In Love From Canada Geese

I am Canadian, and here we have Canadian geese, and yes, they fly south for the winter. Canada geese also mate for life. They are masters at perfect flight formation as they take turns in perfect tandem, with one brave soul piercing the air of the V formation at the front so the rest of them can take turns and …

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10 Tips For Upping Your Likeability

Looking for ways to become a more likeable person? We all want friends, and we all want to have successful dealings with others, but some of us just need a little coaching. Way back in the day, I read a nifty little book called How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, and he opened up a whole …

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