Posts from June 2017

Posts from June 2017

Fighting Temptations as a Single Person

A significant part of the Christian single life consists of fighting temptations. When we think of fighting temptations as a single person, many of us think of battling sexual impurity. But fighting temptation as single Christians is not just about sex. Fighting Temptations: The Top 5 What are you fighting temptation against today? According to our informal survey, here is a list of the top areas singles find themselves fighting temptations: Sex Sin Fear of Commitment, Vulnerability Food Fear of…
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Female Commitment Phobia |Commitment Phobic Christian Women

Is there really such a thing as female commitment phobia? As I teach in our single parenting seminars, commitment phobia is usually a guy problem. However, with over 49 million single women in the US alone, female commitment phobia is rising sharply. Why is this? There are many fears that keep women single but some feel this increase in female commitment phobia is coming from those who have been through a past troubled relationship, such as a divorce. For example,…

Single Parents Podcast-Hope for Single Parents

Single parents, especially those with joint custody, can often feel discouraged and stressed out when thinking about their daily dose of responsibilities. A Christian single parent friend of mine says she sometimes feels like “a gerbil running round and round on a wheel, with no end in sight.” If you’re a single parent reading this article, do you ever feel this way? A Message for Single Parents If you’re a single parent feeling a little pooped out at the moment,…

Dating After a BreakUp

Dating after a breakup  of a serious relationship can be tricky experience for any single, Christian or not. Self esteem issues, rejection and the ever lurking possibility of a rebound relationships are things singles need to be cognizant of after reentering the the dating world after a breakup. Do you think you are ready for dating after a breakup? Most experts in the field suggest daters wait at least a year after you break up, whether you’re thinking about dating…

Second Date Tips

Woohoo! You made it to the second date because you didn’t blow it on the first date. So just what would one constitute a successful second date? The following second date tips come from several folks who have been there. Your first date is really to see if you would like to keep seeing that person. Your second date is the time when the two of you start to open up and reveal your self to the other person. On…

Christian Dating Guy Sounds Off

The following article is from Eric, a Christian single and one of our Christian Dating Service PLUS! readers addressing why nice Christian single guys have such a hard time finding a nice Christian girl. Respond as you wish: Though I feel that what I have to say might be taken as offensive, especially to those of you who were given the gift of being a female, I hope to offer it as perhaps a different take on this issue. My…

Sexual Feelings of Christian Single Women

The following article, Sexual Feelings of Christian Single Women, was written by a single Christian woman who is also a mental health professional. The writer thought it important that single Christian men, in their fight against lust and quest for sexual purity in dating relationships, understand how the sexual feelings of Christian single women work: I just want to say to all the Christian men who think single Christian women don’t think as much about sex as you do –…

How to Be a Sensible Fool in Love

Love is patient. Love is kind. Love means never having to say you’re sorry unless you don’t heed the advice you are about to read. Don’t be a fool in love!  My friend David runs this site and I asked him if I could pen (who pens anymore in the age of computers?) an article for his readers. Fool in Love Advice In my professional life in the court system, I have observed these 10 truisms many times over the…

Control Freaks in Dating

Have you ever dated control freaks? While we’re on the topic, are you a control freak? Yes, even Christian singles can be control freaks. Control freaks can be both male and female, and at first can come across as quite appealing. However, as the dating relationship progresses a control freak will intensify his or her acting out until it becomes overwhelming for the other partner.Control freaks make for horrible Christian marriage partners. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult to spot “a freak”…

Christian Singles Secrets

Many Christian singles walk around with the burden of carrying personal secrets bottled up deep in their hearts. Whether the secrets are unconfessed sexual sins, painful memories, regrets, shame-filled experiences or totally whacked out thoughts, God did not design us to deal with such raw issues by ourselves. From the Garden, the Lord created mankind for intimate fellowship with no room for secrets. Adam’s hiding from God after eating of the fruit is the Bible’s first recorded secret. Do you…

How to Ask Someone Out on a Date

Ask ten different people how to ask someone out on a date, and no doubt each person’s answer will be a little different than the next one. The following dating tips on how to ask someone out seeks to put together the best from what we’ve accumulated from other Christian singles. How to Ask Someone Out on a Date Advice How to Ask Someone Out on a Date: Practice But Speak from the Heart Asking someone out on a date,…
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Christian Black Singles

Many Christian Black Singles are using online dating to find that special date or soulmate. There are several reasons why Christian black singles are flocking to the internet for romance. And with over 70% of Christian black singles considering themselves evangelical Christians, Christian dating services have taken notice, by dedicating sub-sites specifically for single black Christians. For example, Christian Mingle has a very popular site Christian black singles use called, not surprisingly, Christian Black Singles. Christian Black Singles Online Dating…

Christian Singles Groups and Singles

There are Christian singles groups (although not enough) scattered all over the place. Yet, most Christian singles groups are not making a positive impact on the lives of Christian singles Since we believe singles groups have great potential to minister to singles, one of the goals of Christian Dating Service PLUS! is to help connect folks locally with a singles group. Unfortunately, more and more single Christians report that they are simply bypassing the Christian singles group route entirely. Why…

Single Christian Network for Christian Singles

Do you have a single Christian Network in your life? What exactly is a single Christian network, you may ask? No, it’s not the online dating service, Single Christian Network, which we reviewed as being a waste of your time and money. You are much better off using a service like Eharmony Dating Service Defining Single Christian Network Well, by using single Christian network, we are referring to a group of two or more Christian singles (a network, if you…

Online Teen Dating 101

Many dating sites advertise as online teen dating services. However, the truth is that there are very few true teen online dating services, and none to speak of for Christian teens interested finding a girlfriend or boyfriend online. Online Teen Dating Options Although there are no real online teen dating services for specifically for Christian teens, those 18 years old and older may want to try such services as eHarmony, Christian Cafe or Christian Mingle. Although these services have older…

Conversation Starters to Avoid Using With Your Date

  Conversation starters skills are a must if you don’t want to bore your date half to death. Almost every Christian single person has had that sinking feeling that they were losing their date’s interest while conversing with them in person or thru an online dating site like Eharmony Singles with good conversation starter and communication skills are successful at keeping their dates fascinated and involved because they do do two simple things very well: They avoid so called conversation…

Find a Girlfriend Online

Many Christian guys write us asking advice on how they can find a girlfriend. Most say they can’t find a girlfriend whose a Christian because there are simply not enough of them to go around at church or the in area they hang out. Our dating advice is this: If you have exhausted traditional ways in your quest to find a girlfriend, why nor try an online Christian dating service like eHarmony? After all, thousands each year find a girlfriend…

Dealing With Guilt as a Single Christian

Many single Christians have told us that dealing with guilt is one of the biggest drains on their personal relationships, self-esteem and spiritual lives. The bottom line is that inappropriately dealing with guilt can destroy our lives and those around us. Top Areas Where We Are Dealing With Guilt Dealing with guilt as a single person can come from many different areas of our lives. Dealing with Guilt in our Dating Relationships This is a biggie. Many Christians walk around…

Christian Dating Advice

One can find Christian dating advice all over the internet. The problem is that the “Christian dating advice” you get on the web may not be from a morally reputable dating site. Look at the Source of Your Christian Dating Advice For example, on one particular dating site, you can find Christian relationship dating advice on the sidebar right next to Transexual dating advice. With so much junk out there it’s important to know from where you are getting your …
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Christian Speed Dating for Single Christians

Christian speed dating is an out of the box way of meeting Christian singles in laid back settings such as cafes, pubs, churches and clubs. Although the Christian speed dating phenomenon is popping up everywhere, it is still most prevalent in large urban areas of the US, UK, Ireland and Australia. How Christian Speed Dating Works A typical Christian speed dating evening goes is like this: An equal number of Christian single women and men appear at an “event” after…

Attracting Mr. Right or Miss Right

Attracting Mr. Right or Miss Right for a dating relationship that leads toward marriage is a goal of most Christian singles. Although there are a lot of online dating tips for attracting Mr. Right or Miss Right, some singles tend to keep attracting the exact opposite kind of person they need in a relationship. For example, did you ever wonder why abused women keep entering abusive relationships? I do, because I see it everyday in family court. Why Singles Fail…

Christian Dating Match: Are You Dating Your Match?

When most Christian singles use the term, “dating match”, they are referring to a soul mate, that person with whom they feel they can spend the rest of their lives. Many have the following question when it comes to the topic of a dating match: How do I go about finding my dating match? This is an important dating question, which doesn’t come with any easy answers. However, if you are seeking your dating match, the following may help you…