Long distance relationships have theirs ups and downs and we shouldn’t allow our fantasies to blur reality when using online dating.
What advice would you have about dating online and long distance relationships?
The development of any relationship is challenging – but long distance does add some unique aspects to consideration. Although I am sure not all-inclusive, here are some thoughts that I believe one should consider as they entertain long distance relationships.
Pastor Jim discusses broken trust in relationships, how to rebuild that trust, and when and how to move on.
Trust takes time to build, but can be lost in a moment
Trust is such a valuable item. It takes a lot of time, energy, and consistency to build trust but it can be lost in a moment. I like to go to the dictionary to ground myself in the source of the word. Webster defines trust as: assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something.
Pastor Jim provides advice for Christian singles about the place of chemistry in relationships.
Is attraction an important ingredient in dating?
Attraction is an important ingredient in dating. Many are guided by whether or not they ‘feel’ an attraction toward a person of the opposite gender. The physical attraction toward another person is often capsulated under the term ‘chemistry.’ I suggest that this is one of the most misunderstood areas connected with potential relationships.