While you might think it cute to have three glasses of wine at dinner, he does not. If you need to loosen up before a date, watch a comedy right before you leave or take a walk. One guy told us that he went on a first date and his date wouldn’t order any food because she wasn’t “hungry.” But then every time he cut a piece of steak on his plate, she reached over and ate it!
Best to leave your glass half full and your plate empty(ish).
Men are attracted to confident women who get the concept of “interdependence.” Interdependence requires that you’re both independent and dependent; that means you create sacred space for your relationship as well as sacred space for your work, passions and friends.
Don’t lose the things that are most important to you, and keep doing what you were doing before you started dating him: your Sunday morning yoga class, a yearly vacation with your college roommates, etc.
While our male counterparts can confuse the heck out of us Dignity Daters, sometimes they can be the best when it comes to dishing out dating advice.
Now that you have access to the Dating with Dignity’s Men’s Advice Column (Starting with these seven dating tips for women from men! Don’t let a man become the center of your universe.
This is not a list where it’s all or nothing—that is, in order to be a disciple, all of these ideas need to be in place.
It’s important to remember that discipleship is a process and a journey.
It’s a wonderful thing to fall in love and find someone with whom we can share our lives.
Knowing Jesus intimately is critical if we want to know what authentic, life-giving expressions of love, sex, and relationships look like.
If we’re not anchoring our heart’s deepest hopes and longings in Jesus, our romantic relationships will always end up disappointing and frustrating us.
When we start dating, however, it’s common for many of us to slowly channel the energy that we’ve been investing in our relationship with Him into our newfound love.
But Jesus isn’t our relational back-up plan, someone we put first until someone better comes along.
When Jesus is our first priority, our view of love, sex, and relationships is enhanced and enriched.