4 Ways to Stay Content in Singleness (The Relationship Series, part 5)

Read the other posts here: God's Purpose for Romance, God's Purpose for Singleness, Avoiding Drama and Temptation, Developing Your Convictions   For the final post of this series, I want to address singleness one more time. Because it's one thing to decide you aren't going to date in high school, and it's something else altogether to actually rest in … Continue reading 4 Ways to Stay Content in Singleness (The Relationship Series, part 5)

Developing Your Convictions on Dating (The Relationship Series, part 4)

If you missed the first three parts to this series, find them here: God’s Purpose for Romance, God’s Purpose for Singleness, and Avoiding Drama and Temptation. I've spent several weeks sharing the reasons for my choice not to date in high school. To recap: The purpose of dating is to see if someone is potential husband or wife … Continue reading Developing Your Convictions on Dating (The Relationship Series, part 4)

Why I’m Not Dating in High School, part 3: Avoiding Drama and Temptation

If you missed it: part 1 (God's purpose for romance) and part 2 (God's purpose for singleness) When you think of teenage relationships, what comes to mind? For me, it's two-week long couples, messy breakups, ongoing drama, physical commitment without long-term stability... Maybe you've had better experiences with young relationships; I'm sure there are some out there that survive … Continue reading Why I’m Not Dating in High School, part 3: Avoiding Drama and Temptation

Why I’m Not Dating in High School, part 1: God’s Purpose for Romance

Going into high school, I had no strong convictions about dating. I was wavering on the edge of truth, trying to convince myself that it was okay to date, you know, as long as he was a Christian and we stayed pure. Then I read a book called I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Maybe you've heard of it. It … Continue reading Why I’m Not Dating in High School, part 1: God’s Purpose for Romance