In other relationships, I began to think that some of the things I had wanted in a husband were perhaps more wishful thinking than things that could actually be.Did those caring, sensitive, funny, godly men really exist?I’d been struggling with making a decision about this particular relationship for at least a year.
You are head over hills and full of nervous energy wondering, “When is the right time to say ‘I love you?
'” The truth is there is no magic formula or algorithm, but there are some things you may want to consider before you say that very powerful phrase.
Part of the reason love is such a beautiful thing is that it forces us to be vulnerable and take risks with our hearts.
Before you take the risk of telling someone you love them, make sure you mean it and feel it.
I don’t mean that your future spouse will be perfect or that you will think alike or always agree on everything. But I do believe that if you seek God’s guidance, He will lead you to the person who is going to be the match for you.
I believe that God pairs us up with people that complement the gifts, talents, and personalities that He has given us – if we let Him. The guys I dated before I began dating my husband were not all bad guys. We genuinely cared about each other and had fun together.
” It turns out we were not in sync on these issues, and I decided to end the relationship. But I began to notice subtle patterns that bothered me.
His job often seemed more important to him than our relationship, and he would repeatedly put friends or family before me.
I had to ask myself, “Is he really on the same page as me when it comes to my Christian faith?