Do You Want a Husband or a Boyfriend?

Which one is more important--a husband or a boyfriend? It seems like a silly question with an obvious answer but it's a question I once asked myself some time ago.  My thoughts were so consumed with being in a relationship with a particular person.  In my mind, the sooner he was my boyfriend, the closer I'd be to ...

A Quick Note about Meeting the Right One

  Many of us are eager to relinquish our status as “single” and pick up the crown of marriage but for all the wrong reasons. I believe marriage is much deeper than updating one’s marital status in the world.  In fact, I believe that meeting the right person is more about finding someone who compliments your purpose ...

Men Want To WAIT for You!

  A few weeks ago, the hearts of single women across the nation were cooing and ooing as they heard Russell Wilson announce that he and his gorgeous girlfriend, pop star singer Ciara, would be abstaining from sex until marriage. It was a bold declaration that literally broke the Internet and buzzed at the top of dozens ...

Why You’re Still Single

When I was younger, I was terrified of roller coasters and any ride that resembled a roller coaster.   Just about every summer, our family would go to a huge amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, called “Cedar Point.”  My parents knew that I was deathly afraid of roller coasters but each time we went, I’d ...

That Time I Broke-Up With My Best-Friend…

Friends Forever A little over 10 years ago, I broke up with one of my best-friends.  We had met each other as two adolescent girls in Girl Scouts, and had grown to be inseparable by our senior year of high school.  We went off to separate universities but not even the miles between Georgia and Ohio ...

How Do You Know When It’s Real?

Photo Credit: Daniel Brigido One of the many questions I often get about dating and marriage from others is “how do you know when it’s real?” Well, I’ll know it’s real when my passion for Jesus prompts his heart to thank God for me instead of turning him off. Not everyone is okay with me being crazy about ...

A Man Is Like a Jeweler, A Woman is his Jewel…

Photo Credit: Erika Glenn The relationship between a jeweler and his gems, and dating relationships are very similar to me. To me, a man is like a jeweler and I believe the right one, is able to recognize the jewel that you are well before he approaches you to pursue a serious, committed relationship. Whether a ...

Counterfeits, Knockoffs & The REAL Thing

Photo Credit: Erika Glenn These days you can purchase the “knock-off” version of just about anything. There are fake furs, jewelry, watches, movies (bootleg), handbags, perfume…there are even fake relationships nowadays. There are fake Instagram and Facebook relationships, where the couples are always ballin’, never experiencing a bad day, and supercalifragilistically crazy, drunk in love; and ...

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