Carina Tarpenning I was seventeen when I met him. His face was still soft with curves of youth. I remember those brown eyes—cold and hard. They say that the eyes are windows to the soul but being young, I did not know to discern trouble. We dated for two and a half years—less time than… Read More Trudging Through the Dating Scene
By: Elizabeth Bischoff Technology is changing so rapidly in today’s society that one can barely keep track of the latest iPhone, trending social media sites, or improvements made on the newest XBOX gaming system. In the midst of all the hype, it’s easy to miss the behavioral changes caused by man’s own design. Could the… Read More Is Technology Interfering with your Marriage?
By: John and Corrie Mannion Whether you’re soon to be engaged, in a dating relationship, or just thinking about the future years in which you hope to meet the one you’ll marry, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. Marriage is multifaceted, to say the least, but there are some important points about marriage… Read More Points about Marriage You Might Not Often Hear (But Should)
A few years ago my husband and I were out with a couple that were newly married. Jacob and I were “newlyweds,” but this couple literally just got married. I made a comment to the wife (whom I barely knew) saying something along the lines of, “I remember our first year. Whew. It was tough.”… Read More Three Reasons Why Marriage is Hard (and why you should do it anyway).
By: Teva Beasley When I was single, I had grandiose ideas of what marriage and parenting should look like. Since I wasn’t demonstrated these things at home well, I decided I would just do the complete opposite and add a dash of a Hollywood romcom or two. Turns out real life doesn’t work that way… Read More What romance looks like – three kids, a mortgage, and a minivan later.