This includes relationships with boyfriends or girlfriends.
We should date for fun, friendship, personality development and selection of a mate, not to be popular or for security.
It was pretty obvious that there was an attraction between us, but I was a senior and she was a sophomore.
I knew that I’d be heading off to college soon, and I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about a long-distance relationship. Instead, Rebecca and I began a confusing three-year cycle of relationship ambiguity.
Layer the Christian criteria on top of that, and it feels like you might as well be looking for an iridescent unicorn with golden wings, a diamond-tip horn, and a mane of silk-spun Egyptian cotton…that eats rainbows as it poops glitter. Right (or settled for less than the rainbow-eating, glitter-pooping unicorn), then these struggles are probably the saga of your dating life. 1.) This is the type of guy we meet when we go out Saturday night… The coveted breed of handsome, intelligent, Lord-loving, unhitched male is rare—so when one is spotted, he’s swarmed. Plus, Matthew 18:9 sounds super painful: “” Ouch—We can’t have that guilt hanging on our hem lines.
And if you’re the kind of girl who takes the ultra specific, must-have-blue-eyes-brown-hair-like-alternative-rock-hate-country-love-poodles approach, you better have hound-dog-meets-hyena hunting skills. Subtle smiles are one thing, but short skirts are the devil’s playground. 15.) Worst of all, we feel the pressure of being a Proverbs 31 woman, when the most Proverbs 31 thing about us right now is verse 6: “” No husband by age 27?
3.) Buuuuuuuuuuuuuut it turns out he’s already married to Bible-study-leading, basket-weaving, wife-of-the-year, bench-press Barbie: 4.) So we bring home the boy from our singles Bible study instead, and our friends be like… 10.) And then when that doesn’t work, we’re really good at making excuses for dating non-Christians. He’s a Christian” (like there are no other criteria).