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The original article, “Why Marriage is not THE Goal,”  has been sitting in my drafts box for over a year. What better day than #ForbiddenTopicWednesday to share it? Relationships | Why Marriage is not THE Goal By: Maquita Donyel “If a state of singleness means, ‘to be separate, unique and whole,’ then to be totally single should be every Christian’s number one goal. Many have confused ‘singleness’ with ‘being alone’. There should never be a time [even in marriage] when you cease to be a single being who is unique and whole. The vast majority of marital problems arise because a husband or wife (or both) has not seen himself or herself as a unique, worthy individual—that is, he or she had a bad self image, was not whole or separate, and always depended on some other person for happiness. They never maximized their singleness.” – Myles Munroe We’ve discussed the importance of dating with the…

“Ordinary father-daughter love had a charge to it that generally was both permitted and indulged. There was just something so beautiful about the big father complementing the tiny girl. Bigness and tininess together at last – yet the bigness would never hurt the tininess! It respected it. In a world in which big always crushes tiny, you wanted to cry at the beauty of big being kind of and worshipful of and being humbled by tiny.” Some of the ladies of Polished Pistil asked their dads a couple of questions for Father’s Day; Q1: What do you love most about being my/a Dad? Q2: What would you say to the women without a relationship with their Dad? Here are their answers: Liz Collier – Mane Polish | Lead Writer & Contributor Q1: What do you love most about being a dad? A1: What I love most about being a dad is…

12 Things Every Woman Should Remember When Dating (Happy FTW | Forbidden Topic Wednesday!) 1. It should be entirely too much fun and nothing less. But really, if you’re not having the time of your life with him now, imagine how it will be when your first disagreement or life crisis hits (yikes). Let go of the calculated first impressions, be yourself and have a blast. 2. Trust your initial instinct. NOT second or third,  but very FIRST. A man once told me, if every woman were in touch with her intuition and trusted what her intuition told her, a lot of guys like him wouldn’t be able to sneak past the radar and seize the one thing he has come to conquer. If something feels off but you can’t quite put your finger on it, keep your distance until you can put your finger on it. Depending on the…

Is This Normal? 8 Warning Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship Abuse is something rarely discussed but occurs often. The list below offers GREAT examples of things many of us see/experience daily and yet have deemed it “normal”. If it’s happening to you, don’t make excuses , get help before it becomes worse.  The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-7233. Anyone can call anytime. See below! And read the full article here! 8 warning signs by Beauty Cares–Like their fb page!

Forbidden Topic Wednesday: Love vs. Self Hate – A Man’s Perspective The other day Tony Gaskins posted the picture to the right—– This is a topic worth discussing. Many women dismiss early signs and end up in an emotional/physical/mentally abusive relationship that only they believe is loving and healthy. Often times they end up marrying this person. Watch the video above, from a man’s perspective, and share your thoughts!