Category Archives: Love or lust

My Helpmate, My Companion

We date to find a helpmate in life and choose to marry.  We start with mutual affection for each other and we enjoy the blindness of first love and intense attraction. Once it peels from our eyes we begin to … Continue reading

Posted in Dating 101, Intimacy in Marriage, Longterm Relationships, Love or lust, Spending Time Together, togetherness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Courtship

We are all familiar with the public service announcements almost begging parents to talk to their children about drugs, alcohol, internet safety, sex and safe driving. Have you ever wondered why aren’t parents encouraged to talk about love and dating?  … Continue reading

Posted in Dating 101, Longterm Relationships, Love or lust, Parent Child Relationship, talk to your kids, Talking with Children | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s love and how do you know when you’re “in it” — for real?

What’s love and how do you know when you’re “in it” — for real? When does “like” turn into love and how do I know if what I’m feeling is real or just something I’m caught up in at the … Continue reading

Posted in Longterm Relationships, Love or lust, togetherness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment