Category: dating

when confusion leads to compromise

// the mistake so many of us make in dating and the better path of God’s best design // How many of us have stayed in relationships we shouldn’t be in, settled for behaviors...

30-year-old virgin

I was a 30-year-old virgin on my wedding day. It’s a fact the world would tell me to hide, but it’s a truth I long to proclaim–not in pride for my purity, but to...

you are not a victim of your love story

You are not a victim of your love story. ⠀⠀ There is a misconception called “falling in love.”⠀ We don’t simply “fall in love”; we *choose* love. Because we choose who we enter into...

the night sky

March 11, 2015. He walked me to the door. We stopped on the sidewalk and gazed up at those rarely bright Santa Monica stars. And he asked me to be his girlfriend. Three weeks...

how do you know?

“Oh, I’m ready. Never been so sure or quite so steady. I’m gonna live my life to keep the promises I made even though I make mistakes. I know I’m ready. I found a...

the whole story

“It’s not just picture perfect dancing in a white dress…” – Jake Scott, Tuesdays True confession: I’ve been watching the Bachelor. I pretty much disagree with everything about the show, but it’s a fun girl-bonding...

The Great Fairy Tale Hoax

// on “choosing love” over “falling in love” // {Note: this is Week 3 of a series. You may read Week 1 here, Week 2 here + Week 3 here, then continue on below!}   Honest...