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How I Met My Husband: 7 Catholic Women Share

Q: I’m about to graduate from college and I’m still single. I’m scared I’m going to have a hard time finding someone to marry once I’m out of school. Do you have any advice?

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Dating Gracefully: Advice for Girls

Knowing that God loves you just as you are allows you to be yourself on a date. Since you are loved by Him, there’s no need to question whether or not you are lovable. Knowing that you were uniquely created, with your own beauty and mystery, will help you “guard your heart” and not feel like you have to share every detail of your life early in the dating process. Knowing that God wants us to love others will guide you to be respectful and thoughtful on a date.

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God’s Time and Place: 7 Catholic Men on Meeting Their Wives

Q: I loved your last blog where Catholic women shared how they met their husbands after years of wondering if they would find the right one. Do you think that men feel the same way about finding their future wives? A: I do! I say so not because I can […]

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What if I Ruin Everything?!: Dating and God’s Will

Q: If I am called to marriage, how do I know that, if I wait with trust and patience for a true gentleman to pursue me the way I deserve, God will send me someone? What if the person God has intended for me to marry is actually a less […]

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Is it Okay to Date a Non-Catholic?

Before I met my husband Brian, I dated guys all over the faith-spectrum – from Catholic gone atheist, to non-practicing Protestant, to Catholic-ish, to Evangelical, and some in between. During this time I realized how much faith affects our life, from the little things (the sign of the cross before meals) to the big things (sex before marriage).

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The End: Advice for Breaking Up

Q: I know I should break up with my boyfriend, but we’ve broken up before and gotten back together. I feel like our relationship isn’t the best for me, but I really care about him. What should I do? A: I understand that you care for your boyfriend. Breaking up […]

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A Marriage that Works

Q: How do you keep your marriage and faith related? In other words, what things do you and your husband (Brian) do every day to lead each other closer to Christ?

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Hopeless at Homecoming

Q: I am a junior in high school and I have never been asked to the Homecoming Dance. How can I help from feeling hopeless when I see my friends getting asked to different dances?

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Dreaming of Love: What to Do if You’re Crushing on Your BFF

Q: I’ve noticed that every time I meet a new guy, and we start to become friends, I instantly start looking at our relationship as a potential “more than friends” kind of relationship. Sometimes I take it as far as imagining what life would be like if I did marry that person. I’m not sure how to get out of this. I want to be friends with guys.

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If You Love Me… Lead Me to Christ

Choosing to center your relationship on Christ is going to bring you the most peace and lasting happiness. I’m glad that you want more for yourself than to settle for falling into a pattern of sin.

Sometimes we, as Catholics, think going to Confession and promising it (our sin) won’t happen again will magically give us the power to stop sinning. While Confession is a great start, it is just that – a starting place. God gives us grace to continue moving forward, He offers us help to avoid sin, and we have to do our part to follow His path to holiness.

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