Dating in the 21st century is by far
It’s not even something I might wish upon my greatest enemy, and when it comes to the dating game, the commitment is real, tough, and at times disheartening.
The modern era gave us hook-up apps, One Direction, and new hurdles in social trends.
I didn’t go online for another two years, nor did I wish to call myself a Christian in public.
Yet I refused to use blanket statements like my fellow mid-thirty ladies believing, “There are no good men in the church.” This wasn’t technically true—they just hadn’t dated any honourable ones yet.
The more authentic you are, the safer the other person will feel, and the less messy it will be later on.
Even if we do spot a dashing Christian, the person may or may not have been honest on his or her social media profile.
A few years ago, an atheist friend of mine pointed at me with victorious venom when a documentary on Channel 4 indicated statistics that Christians lied than Atheists on dating websites.
Within my observations of both pastoring relationships and witnessing behaviors in my own dating life, here are a few tips that could get the love-ball rolling to a chirpier tune: Sometimes we critique how the other person makes us feel instead of appreciating who that person is.Conversely, don’t attempt to be something you think the opposite sex wants.As an activist for healthy Christian relationships, I decided to break Channel 4’s mould, and be a Christian woman who is honest, real and communicated at a heart level.I was hopeful because I believed in the paradox of God and the impossible.
So how do we date while still holding the values of truth, righteousness, joy, purity plans, honour and “‘til death do us part,” at the forefront of our intentions?How do we conduct ourselves according to Christ-like behavior in a cyber forum often riddled with question marks on false identity?