As you can probably imagine, I’m just not one of those people who has to date someone (anyone) to have companionship. A marriage would be nice but it’s not necessary to my existence. It took years to come to this conclusion and that God needed to be first in my life.
Years ago I stood by and watched my two younger siblings get married one right after the other. The impulse was to get the guy I was dating at the time to marry me as quickly as possible under whatever means necessary. (It’s embarrassing being the oldest and still unmarried!)
When it comes to dating, there are a lot of myths going around. It’s almost like people want to make young ladies feel self-conscious and encourage them to pretend to be someone they are not. Crazy, huh?
So, I wrote a looong list of advice for Christian young men in our day and age and it only seemed fair (or maybe just symmetrical in my slightly OCD mind) to have a version for the ladies. What can an unmarried, childless woman tell you about life as a Christian woman and being a good future spouse? As it happens, quite a bit: Continue reading