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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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YNAB Review :: The Not-So-Sexy First Step to Get Your Finances in Order

What is “YNAB” and why am I reviewing it? Well, because it has changed the course of my life, and I think you should know about it. But we’ll get to that in a minute. A while back, I discussed the best gift you can give your future spouse. You hear so much about keeping yourself sexually pure before marriage, but bringing financial baggage … [Read More...]

The Match.com Experiment :: Lauren’s Story, Month 1

The Match.com Experiment :: Lauren’s Story, Month 1

“If at first you don’t succeed, try again.” Right? Didn’t someone, somewhere say that? When Lauren’s 3-month online dating stint on eHarmony didn’t lead to any dates, she could’ve given up and taken a break from online dating. But instead of letting it turn her off from the process, she was ready to try another site and see where that led … [Read More...]

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3 Ways to Create Healthy Relationships in Spite of Texting

A couple of weeks ago I gave my number to a guy I met at a convention. I was, shall we say, stoked. Exciting possibilities whirled in my mind. Would he call in a day or two days or more? What if he called while I was at work? All of the wondering I did was for naught, however, because 48 hours after getting my number...he texted. I am not … [Read More...]




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How to Take Online Friendships Offline

No, we’re not talking about new "friends" you met while online dating. But we are talking about how—thanks to the blogosphere, social media, and a host of other places around the web—many of us are watching our list of online friendships blossom. Back in the day (you know, like 6 or 7 years … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

When Do I Show Restraint?

Wrestling with My Words

Last week, I wrote a post that I just can’t bring myself to publish. It’s about clichés people tell us when we’re single. It’s sarcastic and a bit snarky and takes a look at the ridiculousness of what people say to us sometimes. But I just can’t pull the trigger on it. Mainly because Libby … [Read More...]




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When God Sends You to the Mission Field…Alone

At 24 years old I went on my first mission trip for three months to a country in Central Asia. I loved my time in that country, but I also got a taste of missionary life which made me realise that it would be hard going as a single. I declared that would only go back to this field if I were married. … [Read More...]




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My Community :: Why I’m a Part of a Women’s/Men’s Small Group

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