I needed to hear that if I wanted to have a healthy, happy relationship with a man, I needed to become that kind of person myself.
People are broken and material things and experiences are empty in comparison to the God of universe whose love is bigger and better than anything.
I don’t have all the answers, but if you ever feel stuck in communication with someone you care about, here are the phrases, questions, and words that work for us.
I feel like I should hide the good things of my life away. Keep them in my little apartment and in my heart so they can’t be seen. But “that can’t be healthy” I’ve had to tell myself as I process this conundrum.
You need to know what you want for your life and be true to that. I knew I needed someone who would love being Catholic and going to Mass and talking about theology, so I stopped dating people who were only mildly Christian.