Dating Tips

Dating Tips

Christian dating tips and articles for and by single Christians looking to meet other Christians

Ready to Date Again Signs

Ready to date again? Have you been out of a relationship for a while now, and unsure when it would be kosher to get in the market for dating again? A lot of Christian singles ask us about rebound dating relationships, and how to know when that’s not something to fear or freak out about. While we can’t put “time limits” on this subject, the following list of “ready to date” signs have some good Christian dating rules you may…
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Dating Older or Younger Women and Men

Are you a single man or woman thinking about dating someone older or younger than yourself?  Dating an older man? Dating an older woman? Many Christian singles are confused over the issue of dating someone outside of their own age group. It’s no wonder since some Christians actually teach that it is unequally yoked to marry outside of one’s age group. I suppose these are some of the same folks who taught the same about interracial dating. Although dating older…
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How Not to Attract a Single Guy

A lot of single Christian articles out there write about how to attract single guys. However, sometimes learning how not to attract a single guy can also be useful finding the right kind of person. Let’s explain. How Not to Attract a Single Guy Advice Single guys are a different breed compared to single girls.  Many girls may try to attract guys by acting a certain way around them.  Don’t do it girls! The fact is this may turn them…
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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,…

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…

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”…

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,…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

Dating Mistakes Girls Make

Many Christian single girls make dating mistakes when they go on first dates with guys. Here we will take some time to discuss how to avoid making these dating mistakes. So, you’ve set up your first date with him and you want everything to go perfect so it won’t be your last date as well. As you are on this date, keep the following 6 things in mind or your date could go seriously wrong. 1. Make sure that you…

Dating Relationships-Top Reasons to Try Online

Many Christian singles seeking a dating relationship are questioning whether they should try online Christian dating services. Everyday thousands of Christians are making the choice to seek that dating relationship through the internet. Here are the top reasons they give for doing so: 1. Online Dating Relationships Work Connecting with other Christian singles in church is not as easy as it seems. Excluding the one or two whackos they seem to attract at church, many Christian singles relay that there…

Christian Singles Complaints

I’ve been ministering to Christian singles for a number of years, and have heard quite a number of complaints from singles over, well, being single. Top 5 Christian Singles Complaints The following Christian Singles complaints were compiled through a worldwide survey of 1000 singles conducted by Christian Dating Service Plus: 1. Churches look down on singles, and cater mostly to married people. 2. Difficulty finding  Christian singles who are normal and available in the local area. 3. Nagging relatives who…

Finding a Date Online

Finding a date online can  be daunting, but don’t  worry about it! You are totally in control, and there are millions of eligible for Christian singles that are looking for a date online as well. Finding a date online does however require a few things. First of all, know exactly what you are looking for in a person that you would date. This is the most important thing to do because it will make your search much easier as you…

Missionary Dating Singles

Missionary dating is on the rise in evangelical churches. What is missionary dating you may ask? Missionary dating is basically the practice of dating a non Christian boyfriend or girlfriend in the hopes that he or she may become a Christian over time, and so become fairgame for a future marriage partner. Missionary Dating Statistics This weekend I was talking to a girl who practiced missionary dating with guy, and it worked out famously. The dude become a Christian and…

Fear of Commitment and Men

Do you know a Christian single guy who has a fear of commitment? The following “defeating fear of commitment tips may help you cure that commitment phobe: 1. Do not rush him into a serious relationship with you. The more you push, the more he will pull away. 2. No matter how much you may love spending time with your man, plan a little away from him every now and then. Having this separation can give him time to realize…

How to Have Good Communication with Dating Singles

Dating advice on learning how to have good initial communication is useful to any single woman or man serious about finding and keeping a date. The vast amount of dating advice found in books and on the web about communicating with the opposite sex can be both confusing and contradictory. If you fail to make a positive emotional connection at the outset with your acquaintance or date, you can be sure that any hopes of a deeper relationship will likely…

Christian Dating Bill of Rights

Every dating relationship, including Christian dating ones, is a give and take proposition. In a way, a Christian dating relationship is sort of like a social contract. Each Christian dating partner has certain inalienable rights, but also an obligation to treat their Christian dating girlfriend or boyfriend the same way they would like to be treated. that is the “Golden Rule” after all, right? Christian dating relationships invariably fail when one person violates the rights of the other. Understanding what…

Gain Self Confidence for Dating

Do you need to gain self confidence for asking someone out on a date? Some have lost that “confident dating” edge because they have just suffered through a failed long term relationship, and wonder if it’s worth the risk of getting heart broken or hurt again. Instead of approaching dating with a confident and expectant outlook as they wait on God, they approach relationship possibilities with fear and anxiety. Whatever your reason for a need to gain self confidence, remember…
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Valentines Day Gifts for Boyfriend

Looking for some Valentines Day gifts for your boyfriend? Since Valentines Day is right around the corner you may want to start thinking about what useful Valentines Day gift to give to your boyfriend. If you have no idea (and most of us don’t, the following list of top Valentines Day gifts for Boyfriends may help. Top Seven Valentines Day Gifts for Him Get him a Tshirt or a Hoodie.  You can make your own iron-on design, order one online,…

Christian Dating Agency Questions

If you are considering using a Christian dating agency or Christian dating site, you may benefit by going over some of the questions we listed below. We are assuming you are a dedicated Christian single who is using a Christian dating dervice in order to find a serious dating relationship. The following checklist will assist you in weeding out the less desirable Christian dating agencies. Christian Dating Agency Checklist Is the Christian Dating Agency in line with your morals? For…

True Love Signs-How to Tell if it’s True Love or Lust

Is is true love signs or simple physical attraction and lust? What are true love signs for Christian singles dating? How do you know you’ve found your “true love” of a life time? Whether your relationship began in person or online thru a site like Eharmony this article may help Top True Love Signs ? The following true love prerequisites will help you gauge whether or not this person is “the one”: True Love: The relationship causes both parties to…

Marriage Builder Tips For Healthy Relationships

As single Christians, knowing marriage builder tips while dating will lay the foundation toward a healthy marriage relationship when you’re ready to make that commitment. Working in Family Court, I’ve seen lots of unhappy and unhealthy marriage relationships that sure could have used marriage builder tips. Not surprisingly, a recent University of Wisconsin study revealed that over 90% of our future happiness is related to the kind of mate we choose to date or marry. Therefore, having a healthy marriage…

Overcoming Jealousy: Jealous Dating

Do you have a jealous dating partner? Jealousy is one of the most destructive and painful emotions in a dating relationship. A jealous dater can think and do some wacky things he or she would not normally think of doing. That’s why overcoming jealousy when it crops up is so important. Jealous Dating Stats According to a North American survey of marriage counselors, 33% of all couples in marriage counseling have jealousy problems as a root issue. Since jealousy is…

Dating Screen Names Advice for Christian Singles

Appealing online dating screen names are essential because it’s the first and only thing potential dates will see before deciding whether or not to read your dating profile. It’s really very simple: The greater the number of clicks from your screen name to your profile, the greater number of opportunities you will have of meeting your soulmate. Unfortunately, many christian singles put tons of time into writing a great dating profile, but make up their screen names and/or taglines as…

Rejection Hotline: Dating Advice for the Dumped

A Rejection hotline often offers this bit of dating advice that we all already know: Rejection is one of the hardest things to deal with as a single person. Getting rejected in connection with dating is absolutely the worst kind of rejection because it touches us on such a personal level. It doesn’t matter whether the rejection occurs while asking someone out on an initial date, or in the middle of a long term relationship. Rejection hurts. Period. In fact,…

Dating Email Etiquette

As a Christian single who uses email in online dating services, you may have dating email etiquette  questions. Say you’re interested in a particular person’s dating profile, and you want to contact them via email. However, you’re not sure what to say and how to say it. Don’t worry about it! If you follow these dating advice tips on email etiquette you will succeed. Dating Email Etiquette Tips Email Etiquette Tip #1: Think Safety First Familiarize yourself with online safety…

Dating After Divorce

Dating after divorce for Christians is wrought with theological and emotional minefields. So before discussing dating tips for the newly divorced, let us express our simple views on what we feel the Bible teaches about divorce and remarriage. A future article will discuss this in depth. The bottom line is God hates divorce (Mal. 2:16), and desires couples to reconcile if at all possible. However, under certain circumstances where there has been unrepentant infidelity, the offended party may divorce and…

Speed Dating Questions

A number of folks seem to have speed dating questions.  What is speed dating? It is an interesting way of obtaining dates by permitting a single guy or girl to meet other singles in a number of minutes. If there is a potential dating match, the singles can contact each other afterwards. If you have any further speed dating questions We have an article about Christian speed dating right here. Speed Dating Questions Prep Perhaps the biggest question people have…

Conversation Starter Tips for Dating

Knowing some good conversation starter  tips are key to any successful dating or marriage relationship. Have you ever seen a dating couple enjoying a great conversation? You can just see and feel those sparks flying all over the place! Learning how to have good conversations with your potential soul mate will not only help you both grow closer, but will also make for a much more enjoyable dating experience. Yet, how many of us seem at a loss when we…

Online Christian Dating Advice: Diversify

You’ve decided to give online Christian dating a try. Great! But unless you’re really sold on one particular online Christian dating site, the dating advice here is to diversify by using several dating services. There are several positive reasons why you would benefit by using more than one online Christian dating service. Why Try Several Online Christian Dating Sites? Dating advice: You can compare sites for FREE before buying You have nothing to lose by way of money because most…

How to Spot a Dating Married Man

This dating advice is about How to Spot a Dating Married Man and how to avoid dating married men. Don’t laugh, the sad but true fact according to an MSNBC dating tips survey is that 30% of men using online dating services such as eHarmony are married! Surprised by the number of cheating, married rats? Don’t be. In fact, whether a single woman meets her date through an online dating service, or at off line places like church or the market…

Pathological Liars: Are You Dating a Liar?

Pathological liars are so good at lying that I pity the poor soul who is dating one, whether through an online Christian service like eHarmony, or some other way. What makes a pathological liar so different from every other big fat liar in a dating relationship? Psychologists feel the answer is found in a paradox: Pathological liars may actually believe the twisted stories they tell their dates, but at the same time know that what they are doing is lying.…

Creative Dating Ideas

New and creative dating ideas are difficult to come by, but essential in order to keep your dating relationship with your potential christian soul mate fresh and exciting. Most singles find it a breeze to come up with their first few creative dating ideas; however, it’s the fourth dating idea and beyond that dating couples usually find difficult to plan. That’s why we put together the following dating ideas arranged in categories: Romantic Creative Dating Ideas Go on a picnic in…

Online Dating Profile Writing Tips

Writing your online dating profile is the first and most important step when using online Christian Dating Services. However, while almost all the top internet Christian matchmaking services offer free trial memberships where you can post an online dating profile, very few offer dating profile writing tips. The purpose of this article is to gve you some practical steps toward writing a successful dating profile. Before beginning to write your dating profile, consider what your actual goals are. For most…

Safety Dating Tips for Christian Singles

So you’ve decided to try Online Christian Dating? Great! Now let’s talk about safety dating tips to keep you from ending up in some whacko’s trunk! Most online Christian personals, dating sites and Christian chatrooms provide some online safety dating tips, and do their best to ensure members’ privacy and safety while using their particular dating services. However, since none of these Christian dating sites can 100% guarantee that your next date will not be Ted Bundy II, Christian singles…

40 Somethings, 50 Somethings Dating

40 something, 50 something Christians dating online? Baby Boomers are currently using eHarmony Dating Service  almost as much as the average 20 something singles, who was the group that brought internet dating into the mainstream seven years ago. More telling is that 40 something and 50 something daters also make up the fastest growing demographic of those seeking seeking a date online. Amazingly, with a dating service like PerfectMatch.com, nearly 65% of the singles who sign up are 30 somethings,…

eHarmony.com Style of Online Dating

If you had a chance to review eHarmony.com, you would have found that they depart from the traditional dating sites’ way of helping singles meet their match. Since some singles didn’t like (and some still don’t like) the idea of having to search the internet for a soulmate on their own, in 2000 eHarmony.com became the first to develop a matching system that basically does all the searching for its members. The eHarmony.com process is as follows: Christian Singles (or…