What I've talked about here relates to red flags, some clear, some more obscure, which If you're still concerned about your relationship, talk to someone.
Feel free to give us a call here at the Focus on the Family Counseling department. Our licensed counselors or chaplains would love to speak with you and, if you would like, can direct you toward local Christian counselors.
I think it's so unfortunate when people enter into a relationship (or even a friendship) and start to change who they truly are in order to please the other person or to make the relationship work.
I would much rather explore and examine, from the perspective of being on the other side of the experience, not just what I want, but what I want, even though relationship experts generally encourage focus on the positive.I am a believer, based on my own personal and professional perspective that I need to clear the detritus of previous encounters in order to build anew.podcast and answered ten questions on singleness and dating.We get a lot of questions from young Christian men and women who are “not yet married.” Their season of life awakens many desires and hopes, uncertainties and insecurities, and tricky pastoral questions.When it comes to dating, it seems you can find hundreds of thousands of websites, books, and people offering their tips and advice.
I've personally read and heard a lot of this advice, but what I think is the most helpful when it comes to dating isn't giving and getting prescriptions -- it's asking and answering questions.
4) If you could accomplish only one thing during the rest of your life, what would it be? 6) Do you think of yourself as an emotionally healthy person?
In what ways are you especially healthy, and in what ways could you use improvement? The key to being self-aware, though, is that you continue to do so!
To me, being self-aware is the first step in becoming a successful dater, and ultimately finding the right person.
I think you'll be surprised by how much you learn about what you actually need and want out of a relationship when you first look inwardly rather than outwardly.
So many people create new relationships on the wreckage of old interactions. I’ll live with myself 24/7 for the rest of my life and if I choose to blend my life with another’s, that is crucial.