Posts tagged Singleness
If You're Single (and Tired of It)

The uncertainty of knowing when or if you’ll ever meet “the one.”Feeling the need to be at every social event so you don’t accidentally miss out on fate. The nights of crying in frustration because you’re so over being single. Having to navigate through dating (that’s a whole other blog for another day!). Feeling the pressure to look good enough to attract someone. Third-wheeling. Feeling so awkward during wedding season. Feeling super happy but also like something’s a little wrong with you when your friends, one by one, leave the single club as they fly off into relational bliss…

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Why We Need to Depend on God, Not Guys

Last month I met up with a friend for a coffee date and a good catch up and of course, we talked about boys.  The last time I saw Annie (almost a year ago), I had a pathetic crush that I was convinced was such a big deal. I was acting like an idiot around him.  But now I can't even remember who I had a crush on or why I had even liked this boy.  Since said crush, I haven't really liked a guy, and it's been wonderful.  There was a stage when I thought I liked someone, but I'm realising I just liked the idea of a relationship, not actually him. 

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Single with a Side of Creme Brulee

How many times I'd hovered on the edge of a pool of golden light, craving to step into its glow. Afraid to because I hadn't been invited – figuratively and literally. I stopped this time, unable to leave. I had wrapped up dinner with friends earlier than expected and had decided to wander around the historic downtown of the city with just my sister for company before heading home. Now my sister and I lingered here on this odd bit of cobblestone street, tethered by longing to this sight; a hot day had steamed away into cool darkness. The French bistro tucked into the row of darling shops had expanded tonight to include a pop-up outdoor cafe. A square of white picket fencing, two-top tables, gentle globe lighting. The rest of the cobbled street seemed lately deserted. Adorable couples occupied the few tables while Ella Fitzgerald's voice soothed over them from some hidden speaker.

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3 Powerful Reasons to Be Content in Singleness

My sisters always joked I was going to be an old maid by the time I found a man that met my standards. Sometimes, I believed them, and wondered if I was going to be single forever. What kept me going was a sense that God knew best and that worrying wasn’t going to get me far. It turns out learning to be content in singleness was the best thing I could have done.

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Why Singleness is Worth Embracing

We are all given a story to share, challenges to overcome, and a purpose to pursue; all thanks to our Heavenly Father. Over the last couple of years, I have felt as though God has laid something within my heart that is meant to be shared for a deeper purpose, for myself to recognize and for others who may relate. The season of single young adulthood.

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