Catholic books for dating couples
Weekly "disciplines" focusing on foundational spiritual themes-love, prayer, simplicity-are divided into daily mediations meant to be read in solitude.
It's hard to find a good blueprint for dating and courtship.
Here, you can read the wisdom of teachers who want to encourage, advise, and build up the Body of Christ, whether they are single men and women who are waiting for or preparing for marriage, or married couples who wish to deepen their understanding of the vocation they have been given.
As you read through the devotions each day, you will: Young, host of the syndicated radio show The Single Connection, and Adams, a clinical psychologist, present a nine-week course of daily devotionals for committed Christians involved in long-term relationships and aiming toward marriage.
Instead, God gave me a tough lesson in what is true.
That musicians aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. That real love isn’t about self-gratification for either party; it’s about giving more than receiving. And that coming to the end of a false hope heals and restores even if it feels like it’s tearing you apart.
MAY 13, 2010 ( - There was a boy who I thought was the “one.” We met in college – not at some rowdy co-ed party - but at the Catholic Center on campus. I’d so badly wanted to find the “perfect Catholic guy” that I was blinded by bliss and never saw “IT” coming. I honestly can’t remember how the courtship started. I’ve long since healed and pieced together the shards of that broken heart of mine.
It’s kind of like a dream that starts out all happy and sepia-toned and then quickly takes a turn for the worse and ends up as a jagged jumble in my mind. He was a musician, and he wooed me with his guitar. In the rebuilding phase, I confronted my mistakes – my loving someone who had probably never loved me and my belief that I could make him love me by giving everything I had to him. I sought solace in my mom and a handful of close friends.