Some ask why they should consider a long-distance relationship, when such relationships are typically more difficult and more complicated than a relationship with someone who lives in the same town. There are several reasons.
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Successful Dating Starts with Active Healing
Many people say time heals all wounds, but that isn’t necessarily true. Passively waiting for an arbitrary period of time without any focus on growth will not produce healing.
A St. Patrick’s Day Lesson for Latter-Day Saint Singles
Seven years ago this St. Patrick's Day, a woman named Cathy posted a selfie wearing a green shirt emblazoned with a shamrock and the words, "Looking for my Lucky Charm." That day, her eternal companion entered her life. I saw her post and sent her a friend request.
Turning Over a New Leaf
When we make resolutions or goals, we often focus on the external things we want to achieve and behaviors we want to change to get there, while neglecting the inner thought work needed to enable real and lasting change. If we are going to change something permanently, the change must be more than a New Year's Day decision.
Designing Your New Life After Divorce
President David O. McKay famously quoted J. E. McCulloch, for the proposition that, “No other success can compensate for failure in the home”. While I believe these words place an appropriate priority on family, many of us have taken these words to heart as we lived through divorces and believed failure in marriage meant failure in life. But as President Gordon B. Hinckley said, "You have not failed until you have quit trying."
When the Loss of Your Fairytale “Hurts”
All of us who are (or have been) mid-singles, have gone through tribulations requiring patience and affording us experience—usually experience we didn’t want at the time. As we consecrate those experiences to our Savior, we will glory in them rather than feeling ashamed.
Happy Valentine’s Day Mid-Singles!
For many, it is a solemn reminder of what they don't have. It is sometimes an excuse for well-meaning parents to pressure their single adult children to hurry up and get married. It is a day many mid-singles positively dread. Here's a different approach.