Tag archive for relationships

10 wedding expense lies you may have been told

Amigos y amigas, I’m not sure that title makes grammatical sense, but I’ll forge ahead. Have you ever wondered how much we would all save if weddings were cheaper, and bridal showers, wedding committees, bachelorette parties, and wedding fundraisers were things of the past? I have nothing against beautiful weddings, or even big ones. However, […]

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10 ways to deal with friends and family who expect freebies

Hi there, business owners! For some reason, today I slightly miss the regularity of the rat race. Before I go any further, I’d like to apologize for randomly stopping the 40 day devotional series. My publisher saw it, thought it would make a great book, and that was that :). Anyway. As you know, I […]

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10 things to consider if you’re interested in a single dad

Ladies, I trust that we all know by now that The List is something that is better off trimmed, if not completely discarded. I’m pretty sure that five years ago, you were determined to end up with a tall, dark, rich, handsome, educated, childless, teetotaling, fashion-conscious, sexually skilled virgin who of course was also a […]

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10 elements of a meaningful marriage proposal

Hey guys, me again. Have you ever watched a woman looking at her wedding band and engagement ring when she’s daydreaming, talking about her husband in his absence, or describing the day she got engaged? Many times, she will put her fingers in front of her, then begin to play with her rings, a loving […]

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10 misconceptions single women have – and 10 simple truths to adjust them

Dear unmarried ladies, The church has beaten this topic to a pulp. I know. I’m sorry for adding this to the noise. Today, I share a post I wrote on March 1st, after fighting with my kitchen sink stopper, which had gotten stuck after I so gingerly put it in upside down in an epic […]

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10 reasons why I’m glad I didn’t get married younger

Hello! For the record, I’m still a young woman. Yet about three times a week, someone will ask me some variation of “Why aren’t you married?” I have nothing against marrying young. In fact, I encouraged it for a very long time, often pitting marriage at the age of 23-25 against the “dire” option of […]

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10 things you can say to make her day

Hey, all. I’d like to begin by apologizing for the comment issues on this blog. I’m always messing around with the settings and didn’t realize that the default comment setting had been set to “Do Not Allow”, possibly for months now. I thought Disqus was playing me but it’s probably my fault. Poleni. I need […]

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10 things she’ll probably look for before she says “Yes”.

Peter: I hope this finds you well. I recently wrote something on the Friend Zone and intended to post it before this, but because it’s addressed to men, I have to find a way to edit it down from the 2000-word letter it currently is to a more palatable length. In the meantime, here’s the […]

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10 possible reasons why you are not over him

Hey, lady! It’s a beautiful day today, despite the clouds and the flurries. Ever have one of those days where you just feel beautiful and blessed no matter what is going on? It is said that every single woman hides in her heart a poignant memory of The One That Got Away. The Mr. Right […]

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10 ways your FB profile might be keeping you single

Hey. How are you today? How can I pray for you? YES… this is another post about this type of thing. My apologies to everyone who’s been listening to relationships sermons at church for the past 30 Sundays. I don’t think I have too many single friends left… but I’d be so overjoyed if the few […]

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