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The One Thing Couples Overlook in Marriage

Without the love and support of community, I would not be married—at least not to…

Should Christians Get Married to Have Sex?

I knew a girl in college who had recently gotten married. She was pretty young…

Divorce Isn’t the Only Way to Quit a Marriage

You can’t wait to get married. I love them so much! “He is my best…

How Your Marriage Can Beat the ‘7-Year Itch’

Later this week, actor Kirk Douglas will celebrate his 100th birthday at a big Hollywood…

Why ‘Losing’ at Dating Might Not be the Worst Thing

Love is a game. At least, this is what I learned at the ripe age…

How to Protect Your Marriage Against Internet Infidelity

I enjoy a good challenge when it comes to downhill snow-skiing. As young boys, my…

4 Things Churches Need to Stop Saying to Single People

I went on the most amazing date last Friday night. Just kidding—I spent my weekend…

Perfectionism Is Killing Your Dating Life

Not every Christian who is unmarried is unhappy about it. Some people are perfectly content…

3 Lies the Church Taught Me About Dating

From Joshua Harris’ I Kissed Dating Goodbye to P.B. Wilson’s Knight in Shining Armor, Christians…

7 Ways You Didn’t Know You’re Sabotaging Your Dating Life

There’s no shame in thinking about how you are going to meet your future spouse,…

Just Because I’m Single Doesn’t Mean You Have to ‘Fix Me’

Some days I feel like the last single girl in the world. I’m being dramatic,…

Should You Be Online Dating?

My anxiety level was through the roof. I was waiting at the coffee shop, gripping…

False Expectations Can Ruin Your Marriage

From a sociologist’s perspective, my husband and I come from families that are more similar…

Here’s the Problem With ‘On-Again, Off-Again’ Dating

“How long have you been dating?” “Two years … well, that’s if you don’t count…

The Majority of Americans Recommend Cohabitation. That’s a Problem.

As a pastor in New York City, I address any number of cultural issues and…

Three Things to Know When Searching for ‘The One’

What if I told you I could help you find “the One”? What if I…

5 Things No One Tells You Before You Get Married

Now that my husband and I have been together for over a decade, we look…

‘Casual Dating’ Can’t Stay That Way

As a professional counselor, I cringe whenever I hear the phrase “casual dating”—especially when those…

5 Things Healthy Couples Do When They Fight

“We don’t fight.” That’s what one newlywed couple said to my wife and me during…

5 Signs You Shouldn’t Marry That Person

“Love conquers all.” But does it … really? It’s a sweet phrase that we like…

Can You Marry the Wrong Person?

Eddie, My friend and I got in a spirited debate the other day and thought…

What We Get Wrong About Submission

A few weeks back, a small viral firestorm was raised around a blog by Seth…

eHarmonizing God's Plan

Imagine God’s online “Seeking” post: “Big divine spirit with all-present power seeks righteous humans with…

Life of a Florist

Most people never have a reason to think about the life of a florist. I’m…

Silver Slivers In Time

For the vast majority of twentysomethings (and 30-, 40- and even 50-somethings for that matter),…