Many want to know how they can go about getting to know someone and eventually getting married without getting hurt or compromising their faith.
At Focus on the Family, we've offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.
The system today's young men and women have inherited for finding and marrying a future spouse leaves a lot to be desired.
We often hear complaints from readers about the confusion, hurt and sexual sin they've encountered despite their best intentions.
You know it’s better to be alone for the right reasons than with someone for the wrong.
And are maybe more willing to wait for the right guy than jump into something just to have a body next to you.
Feeling as if something or someone has died takes most divorcees by surprise, especially if their marriages were difficult.
But despite those differences, there are some similarities across the board.
That she, too, had failed to make it work, and men would recoil from her in disgust, running for the nearest 20-something as soon as possible. That’s an attractive trait to men looking for a worthy partner.2. You took a swing at love, rather than just playing it safe on the sidelines.
(Those who were living in pain for a very long time, that's who.) So starting over looks different for every person, especially depending on what your marriage looked like in the day-to-day, who initiated the divorce, and how long you were married.
We more than likely never dreamed we'd be on our own, so we never bothered to prepare for that circumstance. Or, if the marriage was extraordinarily difficult, we may find ourselves resisting feelings of relief and excitement, emotions that seem wrong and that invoke guilt.
But I for one, think being divorced can actually be a stamp of awesomeness to we men willing to look past the stigma. You placed a bet in the lottery of life, and while it didn’t work out, you can dust yourself up and try again.
I think this experience actually means you’re a cut above your never-been-married friends. Hell, even George Clooney couldn’t make his first marriage work.3.