There are worse things than being single on Valentine's Day, being in a dating relationship and wanting to move to the next stage of commitment or having some bumps in our marriage.
Acting on any of these impulses in a way that compromises our integrity will not be worth it in the long run.
However, the twenty male tickets were barely moving.Julie Coraccio spent 20 years in relationship that ultimately was not right for her."It was like I was stuck in molasses and couldn't move forward," she recalls. Alone in her office, she fell to the floor in tears, grieving and feeling the sting of fear.It’s like they can’t empathize with what we’re talking about.My best advice for friendship or dating: Listen carefully to what your prospective friend is saying, then ask interested questions about it.While there are many events at which young adults can meet and mingle, we wanted an event that was explicitly pointed towards the goal of good relationships.Of course we had no idea how this scheme would be received and whether or not we would even achieve the minimum number of forty people to actually book out the hotel restaurant.On Valentine's Day, it's easy to think about what could have been.Some of us may have been considering compromising our beliefs to be with that person we like, or maybe we already did.Maybe some of us are hungering for the promise of Proverbs -18: hope.In Proverbs, the writer asks us not to envy sinners.You can see the impact of relationships that don’t work out. If they don’t think they’re going to find love, why pay for a losing proposition. We want to be independent people who meet at intervals to share experiences.My friends don’t demand more time from each other than we have (willingly) to give. Empathetic Listening: Most guys don’t listen the way that women do."I will never find someone else," she remembers sobbing.