Lord, I ask you for discernment regarding the people that I am meeting in my life. Help me to honor you in my choices as I seek the companion that I will share my love, life, and family principles with. Help me to graciously wait on your confirmation and to be equally supportive of those whom are not for me as a companion. Lord, if it is for us not to be together, help us to be a support to one another as we move in the direction of your leading. Lord I pray for the companion of your choice. I know that you do all things well and will not withhold any good thing from those who love you. Give me the courage to hear your voice and follow it. The temperance to ... (continue)
Have you ever felt the cold chill of insecurity when your proclaimed "significant other" leaves your presence? There are two reasons for this feeling.
1. You don't know each other as well as you need to feel confident in the person that you are in a relationship with.
2. Your trust hasn't developed enough to be able to be fully confident in who you are to each other.
Don't Play with a Woman's Emotions:
It is important as a man to consider this. Respecting a woman from the point of meeting her to the point of deciding to take things to the next level is paramount in determining how your experiences with her will go from that point. If you move too fast, you can compromise the opportunity to get to know her and her to get to know you. You set the platform for your development as partners by the way you engage one another. This said, I have found that it is really important to be aware of your perceived needs and how they may be compelling you to engage her without regarding how your actions may be interpreted by her. Having some level of foresight when approaching a woman could very well assist you in influencing how the situation may play out. In other words, if you know that you are not serious about commitment and relationship......
Calvin L. Smith, MA, LPC
Calvin is a licensed Christian Counselor. He received his first masters degree in Christian Counseling from Oral Roberts University.
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