Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/relationships

Hope For The Lonely Soul

We were created to belong, experience wholeness, flourish in hope and find a life-changing community. Our hearts desire these aspects of life because it’s how we are wired.

I Lost a Friend but Learned How to Trust God

The unexpected loss of a close friendship helped one person trust God in a deeper way.

Happiness Is Not About Being in a Relationship

Are you single? Do you ever feel like society offers an imbalanced perspective on singleness? This is often true, but regardless of your relationship status, it’s important to keep a good perspective and be intentional in life. Here are some suggestions on how to do that.

6 Things the Church Does and Why You Need to Be Part of It

Our journey with God isn’t meant to be solitary. We need each other — it’s been this way since Christianity began.

Have You Found Your Purpose in Life?

Are you searching for your life’s purpose? How we each live out our purpose may look different, but our purpose was defined long, long ago.

How Will You Feel Loved If You’re Not on Social Media?

I remember a time when I clicked refresh on my notifications for about the tenth time in a minute. My husband, watching quietly, asked, “Did you post that photo of us because you’re proud of me, or do you just care about the likes?”

How Far is Too Far When You’re Dating?

Do you want healthy sexual intimacy to be part of your future? Then you have to make certain decisions today.

The Reality of Relationships When Adulting

“Becoming an adult is the process of moving out of a ‘one-up/ one-down’ relationship and into a peer relationship to other adults.”

3 Reasons Millennials Need to Risk Relationship

Why millennials need to take the time and the risk to move toward deep and meaningful relationships.

Squad Goals: Six People You Want in Your Squad

Our culture is obsessed with #squadgoals. We want a glamorous squad that can conquer the world. What are your actual “squad goals”? Who are the six people you truly need in your squad?

Two Essential Questions For Christian Dating Couples

Shaping that foundation is critical, here are two helpful questions we should ask ourselves before a relationship spontaneously begins to grow.

Dating the Right Person

After 20 years in the profession of helping people, I have come to understand something: we cause much of our pain by the people we choose. In every kind of clinical issue that psychologists deal with, relationships are a big part of the picture in some way.

How to Go From Fantasy to Reality in Your Relationships

Dr. Henry Cloud looks at some of the biggest causes of “date diseases” that take women places where they don’t want to go in relationships.

10 Things to Do While You're Single

Being single is actually a gift, if you treat it as such. It gives you the opportunity to do some things that would become more difficult after marriage, and properly prepare for marriage – if that's your goal.

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