I remember taking all of these risks while I was single (except Speed Dating as there was never that option presented).
I get the privilege of being a part of many of you ‘stepping out’ into some unknown and sometimes scary situations. We get a personal trainer at the gym, advance in our education through schooling of all sorts, adventure in new ways, attend conferences for work and spiritual advancement etc, etc, etc, but this area of the heart and relationships can be especially scary and unknown. You’re planting seeds that will grow into something substantial and lasting, but as God likes to do, we can sometimes sow seeds in one field only to have the harvest pop up in a different field.
For Millenials, texting relationships can be a mixed bag.
Millenials (comprised of 18-34-year-olds) have grown up in the age of the Internet, with cell phones… Meeting other singles through online dating sites is a great way to expand your social network and find potential romance.
I understand it can be challenging and rewarding all while sometimes being just plain downright scary. The risk feels overwhelming sometimes, especially if we aren’t quite seeing the reward we thought we would or as quickly as we hoped. Or we can sow in a field and we reap the harvest in that same field.
Sometimes it feels as though we may be treading in water that is taboo so to speak. We don’t really know and most the time can’t predict.
In life and relationships, risk usually equals a reward. This journey of moving towards love involves ‘putting yourself out there’ in the dating world in ways that may seem terrifying at the most and stretching at the least.
These stretching steps which can include but are not limited to jumping into the online dating world actively, attending a speed dating event, allowing yourself to be set up by friends, getting relationship coaching, showing interest in someone, and the list goes on.Along with the passion and skill kayakers bring to their sport, they have many qualities that carry over...Read more Consider your relationship (or your most recent one): have you ever stopped to ask yourself if your relationship is equal? Though there are many layers to the fabric of emotional intimacy, when two partners...Your usually reliable car might refuse to start, you might hit traffic and miss your dinner reservations, or you might not notice... Seventeen years ago today we showed up to the online dating party.And we were one of the first to show up (but we were fashionably early).Learn more about my journey dating online, the pain and the success, and learn about my motivation to help others…maybe even you!