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The following is a guest post by Keagan of keagankcollective.com For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a “boyfriend.” In kindergarten, I had those sweet, innocent little boyfriends that don’t actually mean anything.  As I got older, I thought it made me cool to have a boyfriend, even though we couldn’t do anything other than eat lunch together. As I got to high school, boyfriends began to give me a sort of validation and made me feel powerful and more »

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I think I was in sixth grade when I first prayed for this. I can’t remember if someone at church or at my Christian school had suggested it. But there I was, twelve years old, kneeling by my bed and praying for my crush’s future wife. It became a habit for about a month; I would pray for my crushes, pray for their futures, and pray for their future wives. Oddly enough, it wasn’t until a year later I started praying more »

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The following is a guest post by my roommate/ best friend Michaela Hi everyone! It’s Michaela again! I’m glad to be back, and I’m excited to tell you more about how I make it in a long distance relationship! Today I’m going to let you in on the pros and cons I’ve experienced in an LDR. As with anything you can experience in life, there are always things that are good and bad. There are things about a long distance more »

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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 »