He said he was sorry he misled me and did not mean to hurt my feelings. We are all in this together, so when my voice expresses feelings and experiences for more than myself, it is rewarding.
I hear from people who feel my pain, and it is hearing their stories that gives me strength. I have never shied away from sharing my life because my stories matter and my readers have become witnesses to my life.
When I really took a good look at myself, I could see that the only person I was looking out for in this situation was me.
Sure, I would rationalize my reluctant yes with all kinds of do-gooder thoughts for the other.
Not only would it be foolish, but downright selfish.
While you do not have to commit to marrying this person right away, you should realize that any guy-girl relationship you begin has the potential to end in marriage. That is why it is important to consider some warning signs you will look for while dating someone. If you desire to have a marriage relationship built on Scripture, you will want to marry a man who will be a strong spiritual leader to you and your future family. Your spiritual maturity may result in frustration and leadership struggles if he is not as strong as you in his relationship with God. Ultimately, your spiritual condition is up to you and you alone.
However, a husband is responsible to lead his wife in sanctification, as this verse explains with the imagery of Christ and His bride.
But sometimes those sticking points aren’t where you think they are. You see, when you’re clever and you know it, you’re more likely to actually make things more complicated then they truly are. Clearly it’s too obvious, therefore there has to be something we’re not seeing…Wanting to avoid hurt feelings or embarrassing the other person is a deeply ingrained social norm.Saying no to someone can be so uncomfortable for some that it’s just plain easier to say yes.It can be difficult to be clear-headed in a dating relationship.It is easy to see only the positive in the other person and completely ignore any warning signs. It would be foolish to date someone and not even consider the possible outcomes.