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The following is a guest post by Emily Anne of The Kindred Spirits blog I never dated in high school. And I never dated in college. I had very little desire to pursue dating during those seasons of my life. In fact, I had become quite the relationship cynic. And I’m not just talking about romantic relationships. I’m talking relationships in general. Even friendships. Any sort of connection was scary. I felt I had been burned too many times. While attending more »

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The following is a guest post by Kristen of kristenshane.com For the past three years, I’ve been writing to someone I’ve never met. Sounds crazy, right? But what’s even crazier is that eventually, that person won’t be a stranger at all, but (God-willing) my best friend, the love of my life, and the dad to my future kiddos. Since we’ll share so much of our lives together, it’s not so crazy that I’d want to start thinking about and praying for more »

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Have you ever faced peer pressure to get a boyfriend? I sure have… It was the spring semester of my freshman year of college. My (then) roommate had been happily dating her boyfriend (now husband) for about 2.5 months. And like any friend who was falling in love, she wanted me to be happily in a relationship as well. One of my guy friends and I were mutually “in like,” and we both knew that someday we would probably date. more »

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Need cheep date ideas? Suggestions of fun things to do with your friends? Ideas for solo-adventuring? I gotcha covered! :) Where I live in Texas, the weather usually fluctuates between two things: long unbearably hot summers and short but cold winters. The times when we have nice weather outside are few and far between, but when it does feel nice outside I jump on the opportunity to be out of doors as much as possible! Thus, I compiled the following more »

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The following is a guest post by my roommate/ best friend, Michaela “Aww, you’re in a relationship?? Congrats! You’ve finally met that wonderful person that makes your heart sing and your soul fly!” She squeals. She continues, “The two of you will spend lots of time together, going on casual coffee dates during the week and romantic dinner dates on the weekend. You’ll get to know each other better as you spend that quality time together on a regular basis, more »