Have you ever heard of positive singles? Simply put, positive singles are those folks who suffer from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like HPV, Herpes, or HIV and AIDS. Did you know that over 60 million people ( many of whom are Christian singles) suffer from the stigma associated with having an STD? Additionally, a recent survey showed that one in four (25%) of Teenage girls are positive singles suffering from Herpes.
Christian Dating and Finding Support for Positive STD Singles
Finding love and companionship is a journey that everyone deserves to embark upon. When it comes to Christian dating and positive STD singles, the intersection of faith and personal health can create unique challenges and opportunities. This article will guide you through understanding faith-based relationships and how to find supportive communities that cater to positive STD singles.
1. Embracing Christian Dating Principles
Christian dating principles focus on building strong, faith-based relationships. Integrity, honesty, and honoring God’s word are vital elements that help form the foundation of Christian dating. Here’s what you can expect:
- Shared Values: Understanding and sharing core beliefs lead to strong connections.
- Purity and Respect: Many Christian singles emphasize purity and mutual respect in their relationships.
- Community Support: Church communities and Christian dating sites often provide valuable support and connections.
2. Dating as a Positive STD Single
Dating as a positive STD single might bring additional considerations, but it doesn’t mean that love is out of reach. Here’s how to approach dating with an STD:
- Communication: Being upfront about your status helps in creating an open and honest relationship.
- Find Supportive Communities: There are dating platforms and communities specifically catering to positive STD singles. Finding these networks can make the dating process more comfortable and supportive.
3. Combining Christian Dating with Positive STD Singles
For those who are navigating both Christian dating and being a positive STD single, here are some steps to ensure a positive experience:
- Seek Specialized Platforms: Look for Christian dating sites that acknowledge and support positive STD singles.
- Utilize Counseling and Support Groups: Faith-based counselors and support groups can provide understanding and guidance.
- Embrace Your Faith: Your faith can be a source of strength and resilience as you explore relationships.
tive Singles, Shame and Loneliness
Positive singles have many difficulties and barriers to overcome, especially if they are Christian singles. Many feel isolated, rejected, alone, and depressed, but feel they have nowhere to turn. Unfortunately, although we know by statistics that our churches have an epidemic of positive singles, few are reaching out to this needy group. In our opinion, they are the “lepers” of the 21st Century, and they need our help.
Please remember to pray for this group of people. If you are a single Christian and a positive single, we want you to know that you are not alone, and that there are people who can help. Please email us if you need assistance in this area, and we will refer you to the nearest clinic and Christian group that ministers to positive singles. Please know that Jesus loves you and offers complete cleansing and forgiveness.
Christian dating for positive STD singles is a journey filled with growth, understanding, and the potential for deep, meaningful connections. By embracing your faith and utilizing resources tailored for positive STD singles, love can flourish within the bounds of Christian values.
Remember, your journey towards faith-based relationships is uniquely yours, and seeking support from your community, specialized dating platforms, and faith-based counseling can make the process enriching and fulfilling.
For further support and guidance on Christian dating or finding resources for positive STD singles, feel free to contact us. Together, we can help you find the path that leads to the loving and supportive relationship you deserve.
~And a leper came to him beseeching him, and kneeling said to him, “If you will, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, “I will; be clean.” And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean~Mark 1:40-43