Romantic Relationships

To Date or Not to Date?

Last week we discussed the five stages a friendship moves through as it progresses into a relationship. This week I would like to take that knowledge and apply it to the decision to date or remain as friends. When determining whether to enter into a relationship, there are several things to consider. I will highlight […] Read more…

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The Five Stages of Friendship

I work a lot with adolescents and young adults and often encounter the topic of dating. Many people begin dating someone shortly after the initial meeting or being introduced to them. They blindly follow their emotions and their desire to be loved instead of giving it some thought. One very simple but practical exercise I […] Read more…

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Two is Better Than One

Is there such a thing as loving someone too much? We have all seen movies that depict a crazy obsessive girlfriend that latches on to a relationship for dear life or where the nerd stalks the most attractive and popular girl in school, just wishing he could have a chance with her. There are some […] Read more…

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7 Ways to Make Love Intentional

We have previously discussed that every relationship hits a stage where you have to CHOOSE to love your partner. That the effortless “in love” feeling tends to dwindle away and that we are left with a choice—to love! or not to love. My hope is that you would see the value of putting forth effort […] Read more…

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