Wildly funny and exceptionally moving, this book had me laughing hysterically one minute and crying just as hysterically the next. (that just might be popping up later on this list), but have you heard of his follow-up book?
Does Susan find her Happily Ever After at the end of the book? For anyone who has ever been through a breakup (and who hasn’t? And it comes from a man, so it’s like having a built-in guy friend to be the voice of reason in your post-breakup, driving by the guy’s house, stalking his Facebook page misery.
Back then, families helped young women and men meet and become engaged and often chose their children’s mates for them.
Today, singles are more on their own to find a mate.
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A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” ― Mandy Hale, tags: being-single, choice, defining-your-life, happily-ever-after, happy-ending, happy-ever-after, lack-of-options, life, loving-yourself, not-settling, positive-thinking, relationship-status, relationships, single, single-ladies, single-lady, single-life, single-woman, single-women, singleness, the-single-woman tags: being-single, confidence, embracing-your-singleness, holding-out-for-the-best, independence, life, live-life-on-your-own-terms, living-in-the-moment, loving-yourself, no-apologies, not-settling, opportunity, positive-thinking, single, single-journey, single-life, single-woman, singleness, the-single-woman tags: being-fabulous, being-single, fabulous, loving-yourself, not-settling, positive-thinking, refusing-to-settle, settling, single, single-ladies, single-life, single-woman, singleness, the-single-woman, too-fabulous-to-settle tags: being-brave, being-single, brave-bravery, embracing-the-unknown, flying-solo, loving-your-life, loving-yourself, not-settling, positive-thinking, single, single-journey, single-life, single-woman, singleness, solo, the-single-woman, the-single-woman-s-journey, unaccompanied, unaccompanied-journey, unknown tags: alone, aloneness, beauty, being-single, faith, flying-solo, journey, life, loneliness, loving-yourself, positive-thinking, single, single-life, single-woman, singleness, solo, the-single-woman, trust-the-journey tags: being-single, destiny, dreams, faith, faith-in-yourself, finding-yourself, life, love, positive-thinking, sharing-your-life-with-someone, single, single-life, single-woman, singleness, the-single-woman, trust, walking-alone, your-journey “...
The choice between being married versus being single doesn’t even belong here in the twenty-first century.” ― Kate Bolick, “Let us crush these so-called biological clocks that give us nothing but fear, and encourage us to make stupid decisions.
Let us crush these biological clocks that hurt us and rob us of the fabulous lives that Jesus died to give us.
Unless we are rebelling against God, we can be sure that He is not punishing us through our singleness and that He is very likely bringing the right man or woman our way…eventually!
God uses our choices, other people, and sometimes even modern technology, to bring about marriages.
I’ve wanted to write this blog for a really long time.