Friday, March 7, 2014

Saving Your Heart by Staying Single

When I was in eighth grade, I made a commitment: I would be stay single and not participate in the “high school dating game.” I had just broken up with my first real boyfriend and decided that I wanted my next boyfriend to be my future husband. I didn’t want to date several guys in my teen years and only have little to offer my future husband when I met him.

I also wanted to do as Song of Solomon 2:7 (MSG) suggests, “Don’t excite love, don’t stir it up, until the time is ripe—and you’re ready.”

This commitment to staying single, however, was not as easy as I thought it would be. {Continue reading at}

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  1. Thanks Tessa,
    This was great. Being a teen and watching as everyone around you dating is hard. Especially when you have a crush too. I have watched friends break up and act so dramatic over boy/girlfriends that didn't really care squat for each other that it's really hard to understand sometimes why people do it at all. I am also waiting till around marriage age to finally date seriously, and not just play the game. :)

  2. Really liked this post. My parents don't want me to date until I'm in college, so this encouraged me to stay strong in what and Who I believe. :D


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