Tag Archives: couple

Who’s on first?

The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable helper for him.”… So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning: The registry

As someone who can’t always take compliments well and shies away from attention she didn’t deliberately bring on herself in the moment, the most awkward time of wedding planning has come: making the registry. Or, as my brain calls it: … Continue reading

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Sweets for the (not always) sweet

Everyone told me the day would come. That day when, for the first time, my beloved would push me over the edge. “Did he burn down your apartment?” you ask. No. “Did he gamble away all your savings?” you ask. … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Zoo

Day Twenty-Six: Zoo Because I’m so happy to be done with this series (I mean, I enjoy writing for you guys and for myself, but I’m looking forward to a little break, maybe take some time to work on my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Yearning

Day Twenty-Five: Yearning If you haven’t figured it out by now, I spent a lot of time as a single lady yearning for the day I’d finally find The One. Yes, I know it’s the twenty-first century and we women … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Worry

Day Twenty-Three: Worry Worry plagued much of my singlehood. I don’t know if I was the typical late-teenage/young twentysomething, but it seems that nearly every week brought similar haunting questions. When will I get married? Will all my friends be … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Vilified

Day Twenty-Two: Vilified Today’s word is perhaps not as harsh as it sounds. I have been fortunate to never find myself in a verbally or physically abusive relationship. I do, however, believe that my heart – and maybe even my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Trusting

Day Twenty: Trusting My ability to trust any male to whom I was romantically attracted often fluctuated throughout my dating years, as I’m sure is the case with most people. Find someone, date, relationship goes well, relationship falls apart, close … Continue reading

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