How to help your friend during a break up

Confession: I like making everyone happy. And when one of my friends is hurting due to a situation that I can do nothing to fix? Well, during those times I tend to ignore the fact that I can do nothing to fix the problem and go a little crazy trying to do things to cheer them up: Jump through hoops. Attempt to juggle. Tight-rope walk. Join a circus ;) But in all honesty, I know there is nothing I can truly more »

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When I was 14, I chose not to date until I had graduated high school. I think my reasoning back then was that I knew dating should help me find who I’m to marry and I knew I was too young to get married anytime soon. That, and I was still terrified to talk to boys anywho. I never wavered on this decision my freshman and sophomore years of high school. But junior year? Well, I was crushing hard on more »

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The following is a guest post by Michaela So he likes you, huh? Maybe he professed his “like” for you to your face. Maybe asked you out? Or perhaps your best friend found out and just told you. Or you found out through your friend’s best friend’s cousin at school, co-op, or youth group? And you don’t like him back, am I right? You’re probably feeling one of two ways right now: disgust or dismay. You might feel disgusted because, more »

3 years later

Someone wise once said, “Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.” Well, I can certainly attest to the first part of that. How is it that it was three years ago that I started University? That’s insane to me! Where has the time gone?? Was it really three whole years ago that I loaded all the boxes up on my dad’s truck and drove 20 minutes to my University to move into a dorm? Three years ago more »

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Have you ever felt left out by people you thought were your friends? Me too. It was Spring Break 2016, and my family had a bunch of family friends from church over to our house for a great big get-together. After dinner, some of the kids (who were all teenagers lol) wanted to go to a local ice cream shop for desert. I heard a few of them mention this idea and then went into planner mode. I scurried around my house, more »