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Feeling Burnt Out By Dating? Take These 5 Steps!

Dating can be exhausting. Between awkward first dates, getting ghosted, and potential relationships that don’t go anywhere, it’s easy to get worn out by the whole experience. One study for Match.com found that 54% of women currently feel burnt out by dating. Men, I’m sure our numbers would be up there too. There are only so times you can go...

4 Bad Dating App Dates You’ll Probably Experience (Sorry!)

It can be exciting and nerve-wracking to present yourself to a total stranger whom you’ve only seen online. Depending on your personality, you may be pretty good at meeting new people, really bad, or anywhere in between. Regardless of your personality or dating app experience, online dating is a staple of our generation. You never know who will turn up...

Can We All Just Chill Out About Christian Dating?

Recently, a friend of mine got taken aside by an older guy at church for a stern talking to. He was told he wasn’t guarding the hearts of the women in our church community or dating with the integrity that a Christian should. His crime? He had taken a couple of different girls out for coffee in the preceding weeks....

5 Things Christians Need To Know Before Using Dating Apps

As a Christian single looking for love, the prospect of finding someone in your wider social circle can sometimes be pretty grim. Everyone either (1) doesn’t share your values, (2) is already in a relationship, or (3) thinks the only acceptable form of physical contact they can share with you is a side-hug. To broaden your horizons, you’ve probably considered...

How Do I Trust God With My Relationship Status? 3 Essential Steps

I remember once being given the relationship advice “run towards God as fast as you can and eventually, you’ll look to your side and find someone running there with you.” For some Christian couples, who meet in high school and get married while they’re at university, this advice is easy to follow. Their race is a 100m sprint. But what...

How Do I Break Up With Someone? 11 Important Tips

There are few areas of life where I’d consider myself a “veteran,” but bad breakups are one of them. One time, on my way to break up with a girl, I messaged a friend telling him what I planned to do and asking for moral support. I was surprised when the response I received was “What the HELL???” Until, that...

Should Christian Couples Ever Take A Break?

“Maybe we should take a break.” In modern dating, it's not uncommon to take a 'break' in response to relationship difficulties. But should Christian couples ever take a ‘break’? Can a ‘break’ actually be good for a relationship? Or are you just running away from your problems and postponing the inevitable?

Should We Break Up Because We’re Fighting?

At one point in our relationship, Renée and I fought multiple times a week. We fought on date nights, at public events, and even after church on Sundays. On Tuesday, we’d fight about a miscommunication, On Thursday, it would be some disagreement, and on Sunday, it might be an unintentionally hurtful remark that had been made. I love an organised...

3 Things You Need To Do Before Starting a Long-Distance Relationship

Two months after Renée and I started dating, I moved 600kms away from her. For the next 5 months, our relationship was long–distance. We connected mostly over video calls, saw each other in-person once a month, and missed each other a lot. At the time, I didn’t really know what it meant to be starting a long-distance relationship, nor did...

How Do I Talk To My Partner About The Future?

Whenever I’m writing a new article, I’ll take a few minutes to do a quick Google search and see what’s out there. If you ask Google the question, “How Do I Talk To My Partner About The Future?” some of the titles on the first page include: “How to talk about the future with your partner in a way that...