• Even “Friends” Need a DTR (Define the Relationship) Talk

    Question: We aren't dating, but we spend most of our free time together and text all the time. We … [Read More]

    Even “Friends” Need a DTR (Define the Relationship) Talk
  • Praying about More than a Husband

    I have a prayer group that I meet with every Sunday. There are five of us, with ages ranging from … [Read More]

    Praying about More than a Husband
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    According to the Internet, dating is getting both easier and more difficult. Online dating creates a … [Read More]

    5 Spiritual Questions to Ask Your Online Match
  • When Will I Get Married? (and 8 Other Questions that Plague Singles) :: REVISED EDITION

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    When Will I Get Married? (and 8 Other Questions that Plague Singles) :: REVISED EDITION


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What If I Don't Want to Get Married?

What If I Don’t Want to Get Married?

Today we’re featuring one of the questions we tackle in our free revised eBook, When Will I Get Married? (and 8 Other Questions that Plague Singles). Sign up in the box on the right to become a SingleRoots email subscriber and download your free copy today! Not everyone is sitting around pining for the love of his or her life to come along. In fact, there are a lot of us who are so busy living … [Read More...]

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