I have been talking quite a bit recently about submission, being a godly wife, biblical marriage, and the dangers of purity culture. I have spent a lot of time on these issues as they relate to married women. But in doing so, I must also recognize that not all women will marry and that not … Continue reading On Singleness: A Submission Follow-Up
**I want to preface this post by stating that much of what I am about to say about my experience with purity culture had nothing to do with my parents. The most they did that could be considered "purity culture" was buy me a purity ring at age sixteen, that came to represent much more … Continue reading On Purity Culture
While going through some drafts I have been working on for future posts, I found this completed but never published post I wrote a year and a half ago. I wrote it as I was going through the changes and struggles of being the only single friend watching my closest friends get married. I learned … Continue reading When your best friend gets married.
Before my husband and I started dating, I was the perpetually single friend. I was the girl who was always a bridesmaid, but never a bride. On the outside I was independent, self-sufficient, goal-oriented, and totally fine with being on my own. On the inside, that was also true. Well... mostly. On the inside, I … Continue reading When Desires Go Unfulfilled