Trust God to bless each relationship as a learning experience, no matter what ultimately happens.Allow God to teach you through each relationship about yourself.Handy, the on-demand cleaning service beloved by lazy New Yorkers, is now offering free First Date Feng Shui consultations for those worried about a potential mate getting the wrong vibe from their abode.Not only will a professional peruse your apartment and tailor it for a date–they will customize it for your specific date, who they will stalk on social media to guarantee it’s what they’re looking for.Use your head as well as your heart as you discern the direction that a relationship is moving.Don’t immediately assume that a relationship which moves away from romance is an indication that there is something wrong with you.
We fear rejection, so we conform to what we suppose others prefer. Check your motivation for the relationship from time to time.
God’s ultimate plan for the world is to bring everything together in Christ. His ultimate plan for each of us is that we be reconciled to God through Christ (Colossians , 22; Romans –26) and that we be transformed day by day to be more like Christ (2 Corinthians ; Romans , 30). Many people pursue relationships as the solution to their problems, such as insecurity, loneliness, lust, lack of direction or bad self-image. (Note: Dating non-Christians is a problem if you haven’t clearly decided what you want to be in your relationship with Christ.
God is not going to ask at the judgment, “Were you married? ” Dating and even marriage may or may not contribute to God’s goal for you. It is easy for many to want marriage more than God, and so they are willing to compromise.
( I realise that, were the positions reversed, you would have no trouble meeting up with an anonymous pair of breasts; would, indeed, welcome the lack of cranial distraction, which just goes to prove all that Mars and Venus stuff correct.)Is your profile picture any of the following: you in a mask; you posing with some puppets; you semi naked and holding a cat; you, barely visible, in your Toyota Corolla; you asleep, possibly dead; a group shot which makes identifying you like a game of Where’s Wally; just your tattoo; just your iguana; just something you whittled last week; just your pale, naked legs in the bath; you doing something ‘amusing’ that would cause your friends to say, “Oh, that’s classic Jonesie, that!
” but which, alas, fails to translate onscreen to a stranger still trying to shake the image of those pale naked legs in the bath.
That means when you have too much stuff in your home, there’s no room for a new relationship to find you.