Relationships


Sex before marriage?

Sex before marriage?

Sex before marriage I was brought up in a religious tradition that strongly taught no sex before marriage. From what I remember it really was that simple. There was little discussion of what happened if you fell in love at an early age – ie before marriage was...

 

10 Steps To Changing Your Life10 Steps To Changing Your Life

Step 5: Think about it and speak about it all the time Goal setting and new agendas help you to stay focused on what you want to achieve. They will lead and direct you toward the place you want to end up. So if you want to make new friendships set yourself goals and…

 

 

SharingSharing

When we look at our lives and think about the friendships we have made over the years, those that we have been closest to are those with whom we have shared the most. We have shared our experiences, our work, our hospitality, our interests, hobbies and skills, our...

 

Perfect fear casts out all lovePerfect fear casts out all love

This misquotation comes from a book titled Risking Romance Again, written by David Robertson. David is a vicar who divorced after 18 years of marriage. He was a lone parent for 5 years and is now happily remarried after meeting his 2nd wife through friendsfirst. David…

What if there isn’t “anymore”?What if there isn’t “anymore”?

One day a woman’s husband died, and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom, the wife was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn’t “anymore”. No more hugs, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just…

 

Kate and William – it could never happen to me!

Kate and William – it could never happen to me!

Bar one or two humbugs, I’ve not met or spoken to many people who didn’t watch or in someway enjoy and appreciate the Royal Wedding of Kate and William last weekend. Personally I lapped it all up, watching it on TV and then celebrating with a barbeque with friends and…