Courtship: Should There Be Only One Suitor?

Imagine this: Marc has a female friend he’s known for years. Recently, he’s begun to realize what a good wife she would make and how much he enjoys her friendship. He talks to his parents who agree this looks like a wise course, then he calls her dad and makes an appointment to talk to him. He tells her father how much he appreciates his friend and … Continue reading Courtship: Should There Be Only One Suitor?

Courtship: It’s Just Coffee

Editor’s Note: Is courtship just coffee? Evidence that defining the terms and expectations is so very important.  From Raising Real Men “Hey, I’ve got some unexpected time free. Want to meet for coffee?” an adult young man texts a female friend. “I’m not comfortable meeting guys like that. You need to talk to my father,” is the reply. These two are on a different wavelength. Let’s … Continue reading Courtship: It’s Just Coffee

How feminism undermined itself, gave way to the hook-up culture

It happened again. A guy told me he just didn’t know what women expected from him anymore. He was almost paralyzed by fear, wondering if he should do something that he thought would be gentlemanly but which he feared might actually offend the fairer sex. Oh, we women have so much to answer for. Feminists sounded the battle call for a cultural change, and they … Continue reading How feminism undermined itself, gave way to the hook-up culture

Embracing Courtship With An Open Heart And Mind

I was raised as a child to wait and discover the spouse God had in store for me. I embraced the term courtship, and dreamed of the day that God would bring the right man in my life for me. But I ended up having a little bit different story than what the books portray as being the “right way”. Read the rest here Recommended Resources It’s … Continue reading Embracing Courtship With An Open Heart And Mind

Duggar Daughter’s Courtship Has Old-Fashioned Roots With a Tech-Savvy Twist

Jessa and Ben have an unusual relationship by modern standards. They met at church and started to get to know one another, which is a normal “how “Courtship is not just about having fun,” added Michelle, 47. “You are really considering if this person could be your life partner — you pray about it and see what happens. … All of our family is involved … Continue reading Duggar Daughter’s Courtship Has Old-Fashioned Roots With a Tech-Savvy Twist