Those who have taken to heart even one or two of these principles have told me that it has had a dramatically positive effect on their life, and has helped immensely in the process of controlling their negative sexual habits and impulses.It’s easy to give Jesus priority status when there’s no competition.So, take a second and ask yourself if you actually enjoy this person’s company, or if you’re simply trying to convince yourself you do. I am hurting, upset or angry — and allows you to focus on resolving them so they don’t pop back up and bite you in the ass later, in the form of resentment or contempt. ON NOT GETTING A SECOND DATE: He doesn’t even know you well enough not to like you.This is kind of an effed up metaphor, but think of dating as a job interview — what does this guy/girl/relationship really have to offer ? STOLEN DIRECTLY FROM MAYA ANGELOU: When people show you who they are, believe them. You went out a couple of times, you thought everything was going okay, but he’s not interested in seeing you again.
The list has emerged through countless conversations and discussions, and offers some great ground-level wisdom on how the call of discipleship should steer our journey through romantic relationships.The classic struggle of all relationships is finding the right calculus in the togetherness-and-autonomy equation.Typically, when a relationship is under stress, one of the partners asks for physical space to break the tension. The best way to incorporate space is by being proactive and providing emotional rather than physical space.It destroys the quality of our lives and over time, the relationship.This advice impacted the way I approach romantic relationships in that I allowed for a lot more space, which in turn allowed for less reactivity, more peace, happiness, and respect.