Dating for one year quotes
Those words were a call to action for me to make my life wonderful regardless of any situation or difficulty I faced.
If I made a happy single life for myself, it would determine the happiness I would have as a married woman, and I wanted a happy future.
In ways, however, technology may be causing us to have relationships that are less meaningful.
Merely tweeting, texting, emailing and friending cannot genuinely create a well-rounded relationship.
Is his or her attitude and language and conduct what you would like to live with every day?
"That said, none of us marry perfection; we marry potential.
We just lie next to someone we love, unconscious for, like, a third of our lives.
If you are that person and you are not married, be patient. Hales, "Meeting the Challenges of Today's World" "There are many qualities you will want to look for in a friend or a serious date — to say nothing of a spouse and eternal companion — but surely among the very first and most basic of those qualities will be those of care and sensitivity toward others, a minimum of self-centeredness that allows compassion and courtesy to be evident. There are lots of limitations in all of us that we hope our sweethearts will overlook. When you begin dating, go in groups or on double dates. Make sure your parents meet (and become acquainted with) those you date.' Because dating is a preparation for marriage, 'date only those who have high standards.' "Be careful to go to places where there is a good environment, where you won’t be faced with temptation.
The right marriage is not only about what I want; it’s also about what she — who’s going to be my companion — wants and needs me to be.
"Speaking plainly, please don’t date all through your 20s just to 'have a good time,' thus delaying marriage in favor of other interests and activities. Because dating and marriage aren’t final destinations.
The words spoken in that blessing stay with me to this day and ring truer to me as time passes.
I can still quote them: 'If you cannot bear the difficulties and challenges of single life, you will never be able to bear the difficulties and challenges of married life.' I sat a bit stunned.