Your Own, Real Life “Dating Project”

Say it with me, “Would you like to go on a date?” I’ll give you a moment to catch your breath.

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The Pursuit: Long Distance Relationships

Those that have endured a long distance relationship know it takes trust, communication, patience, and a million other virtues.

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How to Master the Art of Conversation

Just recently, I realized there is a common denominator between the following: Flying on an Airplane, Waiting Rooms, and Grocery Lines. Take a wild guess… no really, don’t scroll down yet… you should guess… The answer: Picking up my phone and scrolling aimlessly through whatever I can. Yes, you know […]

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Who Should Make the First Move?

In relationships, the man’s job is to follow God’s example and pursue the woman the way God pursues the Church. We were created for it.

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5 Ugly Truths That Lead to Dangerous Dating

There are five specific dangerous diseases that have taken hold of our generation’s structure of the common dating relationship, abusively remodeling it’s makeup, just as I violently shake and squeeze the Hershey’s bottle when it’s down to the last drops because someone abused the basic human right of chocolate syrup. […]

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I’m Lost: Understanding How Men and Women Communicate

Also, eye contact is important. How many times does the person you're speaking to feel they have your undivided attention? Turn off screens … get away from them. Eye contact is the quickest and simplest way to acknowledge Christ in the other.

Now, if you're having a 'conversation' through a screen, ask yourself if that's the best medium to be using to have that conversation. Words can be misread and mistaken. Do you ever text just 'because you don't want to get into a long conversation?' Go the extra mile. Don't text when you can call. Don't call when you can sit face to face. Don't sit face to face and have your mind in another area code. A huge part of authentic communication is emotional presence, not only physical presence.

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