While it is ideal that we as Christians study the Bible and learn from others about Christian relationships and marriage, there are many lessons we end up learning the hard way.
Every Christian single who gets into a new relationship wants it to work. If you didn’t want it to work, you would not have started dating in the first place. Obviously, however, more Christian dating relationships fail than do succeed.
Sometimes this is just because it was a bad fit, the two realized they didn’t want to be together, or it just wasn’t meant to be. Sometimes, however, there are simply mistakes made in a relationship that cause problems or even breakups.
Here are 5 common ways that people often ruin their relationships.
When I was a teenager in need of a summer job, lifeguarding seemed like the perfect fit. I could be in the sun, sit in a chair most of the day, and perhaps even be a hero if someone needed saving. What could be better than that?
Will God tell you who to marry? And if so, is it possible that God would tell you to marry someone you don’t like that much? Could God call you to marry someone you are not attracted to?
Here are three reasons I don’t believe God would call you to marry someone you do not want to marry.
How does your parent’s divorce affect you as an adult? How does divorce affect future relationships for the children of divorced parents? And what is a biblical way to heal as an adult who grew up in a divorced family?
There are essentially two ways to learn important life lessons about relationships. You can learn through observation and you can learn through experience. Sadly, when it comes to the warning signs we should head in relationships, we often choose to only learn through our personal experiences.
No one gets married expecting their union to end in divorce. Sadly, divorce is an extremely likely outcome for many marriages. I wish these stats did not include the church, but among Christians divorce rates are a huge problem as well.
One common question that I often get asked is, “How do I know if I am doing too much or not doing enough when it comes to searching for a Christian spouse?”
What does a Christian man find attractive in a woman? What type of woman does a Christian man want to be with? What is a Christian man looking for in a Christian wife?
Throughout the Bible, we are warned that we always reap what we sow. The choices we made in the past are affecting us right now. And the choices we are making right now will affect us one day in the future. The same is true when it comes to the choices we make in singleness.