“My Future Husband Wants Me to Move!”

“My Future Husband Wants Me to Move!”

Photo by Christopher Harris on Unsplash   I love to take real-life situations and seek to approach them biblically. God has given us a LOT of instruction, help, and wisdom to use in times of conflict in almost any situation. As we learn to look to Him and His Word for...
Do You Measure Love – or Enjoy It?

Do You Measure Love – or Enjoy It?

Photo by patricia serna on Unsplash Reminder – I am writing for women who are seeking to live for Christ as Lord and who, if they are dating/courting, are only dating/courting men who are seeking to live for Christ as Lord. Of course, if you are not dating or...
Curing My Compulsion to Control – Part 2

Curing My Compulsion to Control – Part 2

We are continuing a series that started earlier this winter: The Pain That Pushes Us to Try to Control The Cure for My Compulsion to Control – Part 1 Once I see that God is God and I am not and I begin to rebuild my thinking on His Word and truth alone, I am...
“I Didn’t Want to Hurt His Feelings…” – a Guest Post

“I Didn’t Want to Hurt His Feelings…” – a Guest Post

From a reader with her permission: My very first relationship was with a guy who I knew, pretty early on, wasn’t right for me. He was promiscuous, dishonest and manipulative. Although I noticed those things, it took me a long time to break up with him because I was...
Do God’s Instructions for Wives Apply to Other Sexual Relationships?

Do God’s Instructions for Wives Apply to Other Sexual Relationships?

Photo by Ostap Senyuk on Unsplash I hear from women every so often who want to try to apply biblical marriage principles – like God’s directives for wives – to sexual relationships that are outside of God’s design for marriage between one man...
Curing My Desire to Control – Part 1

Curing My Desire to Control – Part 1

Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash Last week I shared about how we can develop a compulsion to control other people, situations, and the Lord in this post. I thought I “had to try to control” other people and situations. I truly believed it was my...
The Painful Past Behind a Compulsion to Control

The Painful Past Behind a Compulsion to Control

In my experience with women who feel they have to be in control of situations and other people, there is usually some level of trauma or hurt in her past. The level of trauma can vary. But usually something happened that caused her, as a young girl, to develop the...
“I Want to Be Married. I Am SO Lonely!”

“I Want to Be Married. I Am SO Lonely!”

Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash This is a guest post written by a 58 year old single brother in Christ who knows the pain of desiring to be married and knows the healing and blessing God can bring as He transforms our attitudes – and here he is talking about...
A Guy Wants Me to Be in an Inappropriate Relationship with Him

A Guy Wants Me to Be in an Inappropriate Relationship with Him

Sometimes, we think we can’t be firm or drop contact because we would be rude or we would hurt a guy’s feelings. But if a man is so disrespectful that he tries to manipulate us into an inappropriate romantic/sexual relationship and he doesn’t respect...
Stop Watching Football and Spend Time with Me! – SKIT

Stop Watching Football and Spend Time with Me! – SKIT

My latest skit video on Youtube. This one is about 6 minutes. First I share some destructive approaches to trying to get our men to give us more attention. This was the old me. These were the things I did for a long time, not realizing how much I was sabotaging the...
Strong Relationships Do Not Happen By Accident

Strong Relationships Do Not Happen By Accident

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash Strong relationships seem to happen magically on movies and in romantic novels sometimes. But the truth is that strong relationships are built. Whether it is a dating relationship, a friendship, a family relationship, a marriage, or...