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St. Paul on singleness

St. Paul on singleness

Personal Thoughts on St. Paul’s writings about singleness St. Paul is often bandied about as someone whose was in favour of singleness – and often quoted as saying that singleness was the best and preferred state. The verse most commonly used is as…


Free Christian Dating

Free Christian Dating

Is ‘Free Christian Dating’ a good thing? ‘Hopeful Girl’ who wrote ‘Would like to meet’ – a story of her four years on the Christian dating scene – responds to an often asked question: Q: I’ve decided to join a dating website, but I was disgusted to learn…


When to meet? It’s a matter of timing…

When to meet? It’s a matter of timing…

‘Dear HopefulGirl,’ said the email. ‘I’m in your city next week for work – let’s meet up. How can we not? We’ve been corresponding for longer than some people are married!’ WittyMan and I had made contact through a Christian dating service, and had been chatting by…

Families and how to survive themFamilies and how to survive them

Families and how to survive them by Robin Skynner and John Cleese Despite the title of this book being about families it’s a very important read for people looking for relationships as it deals with who and why we are attracted to certain people. It also asks (and…

Getting your profile right!

Getting your profile right!

Your Profile Is Critical Guest article by friendsfirst member Claire (business coach) Anyone hate putting together their dating profile? Knowing where to start and how much to include can be a real challenge. Too much (ladies!) and we appear so competent in all areas…


Time to meet your friends?

Time to meet your friends?

Are you ready to introduce someone to your friends? Yesterday in our post on “dinnerless dating” we presented the idea of going to a Church event with a date. This can be a big step in a relationship. It shows that you are serious enough that you want…