So many people believe that love means I get all of my needs met 100% percent of the time with the exact person that I want who looks the way I want and says all the things that I want at the right time and they’re just perfect and they’re going to love me even though I’m not perfect. Well that is just unrealistic.
There is a lot of advice floating around in literature, various social circles and the church on how to find love. I used to be an avid consumer of relationship literature however, I am afraid we have taken a lot of this secular and non-secular relationship advice as the Gospel Truth, overlooking the fact that God has an individual plan for everybody that also includes an individual love story.
I truly think modern dating culture is all jacked up. There are so many common trends that I see among Christian and non-Christian dating circles that make no sense.
Loneliness is a human problem, not a singles problem.
If you are like I used to be at one time you may not know much of what to look for in a dating partner or a spouse. Though I’ll admit I’m still finding my way, I do have specific things I look for now to help me in navigating dating relationships.
Many people are familiar with the Tyler Perry film entitled “Why Did I Get Married?” and its sequel, “Why Did I Get Married Too?” In both films, several married college friends vacation for a week to evaluate their respective marriages and reflect on what initially attracted them to their spouses.