Relationships

What do your friends say about you?

This is a real life conversation between two friends, talking about another mutual friend: “I like her for one thousand reasons!” “Can you give like the top three or four?”…

A Valentine to My Younger Self

In 2013, I wrote a blog post called “Please stop being a Valentine’s Day hater.” I was 28 years old and still deeply single. Deeply single (adj.)  \ˈdēplē ˈsiŋ-gəl\ 1:…

To my sweet “future wedding day” pinterest friends,

To my sweet “future wedding day” pinterest friends, I check in on pinterest once or twice a week to find a new recipe to satisfy my never-ending “what the heck…

Stop Waiting for Your Boaz

All the single ladies: Seriously stop it. Stop waiting for your “Boaz.” While it is wonderful (and important) for us to look at our current day situation with a biblical…

5 Rookie Mistakes on a First Date

Dating is hard. Anyone who says otherwise is just faking it. Whether you are headed into a first date with a guy you’ve been majorly crushing on or a guy you’re…

Overcoming Jealousy

Admit it. For us girls, it’s just so easy for our hearts to get jealous. I’m not talking about jealousy in a relationship (though that can happen). I’m talking about…

Marriage isn’t hard.

Marriage isn’t hard. It’s easy. All you have to do is die to self every day. Consider your spouse’s interests as more important than your own. Live to serve, not…

Do You Need New Friends?

Do they know your dreams and ambitions? Are they your biggest supporters? Are you theirs? If your friends determine the course of your life, do you need new friends?

Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Marry till 30

Even though our culture has dramatically changed, and most women do not marry immediately after college (the median age for American females who wed is 26 years old), I’ve found that…

From Grumbling To Gratitude

I’m going to be brutally honest here. I hate folding my husband’s undershirts. I’ve never been a fan of folding laundry, but his laundry is the worst. When we first…