Dating

Relationships

Labels: Are we more than friends?

I like hanging out with the boys. They offer a different dimension to friendship. In some ways, guys and their perspective keep me grounded. I appreciate their practicality and the way they’re...

Dating

One girl’s guide to dating well in church

“Oh, we’re just talking.” We’ve heard it many times – maybe even said it ourselves. But here’s a question: Are we scared of commitment? Because “we’re just...

Dating

The last time I fell in love

Here’s the thing about romance that fascinates me: I love how easily it can make someone give away their most prized possession – their heart. But contrary to popular belief, there is nothing...

Real Life, Real People

I kept walking right back to the love that was destroying me

I am a survivor of sexual and emotional abuse in my childhood. In my healing process, I’ve realised that while I thought I was unaffected by the repeated sexual assaults, the hurt and repeated...

How-tos & Handles

The 4 stages of forgiveness

The Lord gently said to me one day, “There are still many areas in your heart that hold unforgiveness. You need to forgive deeply in order to soar.” Later, He showed me the map to deep...

Relationships

Why I run from the people who love me

I’m a runner. I run from problems. I’ve come to realise that I instinctively put up my walls as defences. I distance myself and turn away from hard times. It’s so easy to run when things are...

Marriage

So you want to get married

So you want to get married …  Are you crazy?! Why would you want to do that? Don’t you know how difficult marriage is? Marriage has been on the decline worldwide. In the US, it is estimated...

Dating

Why can’t Christians date non-Christians?

It’s a question that is regularly asked, but not always accurately answered. It confuses, perplexes, and even angers both Christians and non-Christians alike. It sounds elitist,...

Marriage

2 non-negotiables when looking for a spouse

Marriage is hard. I think this is worth repeating. In caps and bold. MARRIAGE IS HARD. It’s worth repeating because, well, marriage is hard! Ask any married person, and confirm it with their...