A few summers ago I finished writing a book about singleness – how to walk through its dark stages and how to maximize it in its purposeful stages. I’m currently working on revising and editing it, and as I worked through this section tonight, I thought I’d share it with you all on the blog.… Continue reading Lie #6: “Staying Friends” is Always the Most Noble Thing to Do
If I ever have a son, I hope I can teach him these things about what it means to be a true man of integrity. And if not, I pray that I can share it with my nephews and my boys in my classroom. And I also pray for all the men in my life… Continue reading A True Man of Integrity
I was at Walmart, trying to hurriedly finish my shopping before the next thing I needed to be at, when a man passing by me stopped and said, “Not to be a weirdo, but you are absolutely beautiful.” I gave a flustered laugh and a “Thank you so much” before hurrying on my way, but… Continue reading By the Way, Men – It’s Still Okay to Give Ladies Compliments
The waters of dating and romantic interest can be muddy and unclear. I used to think it was straightforward, but after the past fifteen years or so of experience, I can tell you it’s much more complicated than I once thought. I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had with my girlfriends that include… Continue reading On a Scale of 1 to 10, How Attracted to Her are You?
I am proud to say I am a woman. I love being feminine, and I love being a strong woman who knows how to be independent and a leader. I love how God has wired me and gifted me with mothering and nurturing instincts. I adore making a place a home and giving people a… Continue reading I Want You to be the Man
Once we went out on a date. Or we had this “thing” going between us. Or you asked me out and I said no. Or I liked you, but you didn’t like me back. Once you said some incredibly sweet words to me which broke my heart because I couldn’t believe someone would think that… Continue reading To All the Boys It Didn’t Work Out With
We all want to be found beautiful. Attractive. Someone who makes someone else’s heart beat faster for just a moment. Someone who holds another’s gaze for a fraction longer than necessary. And of course, our society has capitalized on this desire and taken the beauty obsession to extreme, unhealthy measures – placing unrealistic expectations on… Continue reading How Rare is the Man