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The grass is always greener on the other side So often we as Christian girls peek into each others lives and assume that somehow our story is harder. Let’s get rid of the “greener grass syndrome” right now. I am going to take off my “mask” and be real with you. I vividly remember a time in my life when I looked at the “older” single girls (girls in their mid-to-late twenties which is MY CURRENT AGE) and was oh so glad that I wasn’t in their shoes. I just know that I’ll marry the manly hunk of my dreams by 19-20. The “getting married young to my manly hunk” was not in His plan. I’m 26 years old and I’m one of “those girls” that I promised myself I would never be. Out of all the hardships that come with being single, I would say this is the hardest for me.

And then I realized that this isn’t just a normal (1. I want you to know that I’m just a My life is far from perfect and I am far from perfect. God had a completely different story written for my life. After thinking this through, I’ve boiled it down to one struggle. If you can’t stand the person but have a great physical relationship, rethink the relationship. If one person is uncomfortable with any type of physical expression, don’t do it. Don’t push a date to do anything that makes him/her feel uncomfortable. But, the authority of Christ needs to take precedence over your physical drives. If the social, emotional, spiritual dimensions are missing or lacking, you are out of balance. Physical touch should be in the context of a meaningful relationship, not reduced to satisfaction of personal need. Both partners should take responsibility for setting limits. 7) Is there too much physical and too little other? Physical touch/intimacy should correspond with commitment. This doesn’t mean anything goes if you are engaged. What is your motivation -- power and control, gratifying your own ego, meeting a selfish need, or genuine affection?

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