Maybe you want to move in with your boyfriend, or borrow his dog for a jog. Maybe you want to ask your boyfriend to marry you, or to move his junk out of your apartment. How do you ask your boyfriend for what you want? It’s not easy to express your desires, say what you need, or ask for help…especially to a guy you love and want to be loved by.
Should you date a man - or stay with a boyfriend - who doesn’t believe in God? Or maybe he's a "non Christian" (a man who says he believes but doesn't live in faith). These nine dating tips for Christian women will help you handle your relationship with a non Christian (or "non Christian") man.
No matter how many times your friends and family tell you how much they love you, all you think is “I don’t feel good enough to be loved.” You’ve read articles on how to increase your feelings of self-worth, you listened to your counselor’s tips on how to feel good enough for love, and you’ve even asked God to help you feel better about yourself.
Usually I write serious stuff. Practical tips, encouragement, information, and sometimes even exhortation to take responsibility for your life and choose to grow forward — even in an unwanted, unexpected season of life. Put on your big girl pants and blossom!
Blossoming into who God created you to be — acrobat or blogger, cardiologist or gardener — takes time. Patience. Nurturing, growing, learning, and taking little… Read More »Blossoming Into Your Calling – Blossom Tip 76
One of the best ways to let go of your old doubts, fears and problems is to find someone new to talk to. Someone who doesn’t know the “old you”, someone who will encourage you to change and grow. A Blossom Pen Pal is a friend who will encourage you to blossom in a new season of life!
Seven years ago — after my husband and I discovered we can’t have kids — I applied to be a volunteer mentor with Big Sisters/Big… Read More »5 Things I Learned From My Muslim Little Sister
Join me in congratulating Holly, Judy, Gina, Jean, and Julie! They each won a free copy of Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back by entering my Free Book Give-Away for She Blossoms Readers – Blossom Tip 64.
When I travel — like now in Portugal — I pack light. Wearing the same clothes doesn’t bother me the way it used to. This… Read More »How to Keep Going When Life is Hard – Blossom Tip 59
Greetings from Tomar, Portugal! Earlier today I explored the Convento de Cristo — a 12th-century castle that was formerly a Knights Templar, monastery, and convent.… Read More »How to Always Be Happy – Blossom Tip 58
What’s the longest you’ve waited for something? Maybe it was an hour for a bus, or a week for test results. Maybe it was a… Read More »What to Do While You’re Waiting – Blossom Tip 57
These five “Blossom Tips” for being happy when you’re alone will help you find the sweet spot. You’ve been lonely and searching for happiness for… Read More »5 Keys to Being Happy When You’re Alone
When a relationship ends, some people quickly bounce back. Others take longer, and still others never pick up the pieces of their broken hearts. Feeling… Read More »An Easy Way to Start Mending Your Broken Heart
What do you say to your ex’s new partner when you meet for the first time? How do you cope with your feelings of anxiety,… Read More »4 Ways to Be Calm When You Meet Your Ex and His New Partner
You’re in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable man – and you love him too much to leave. You are not alone, even if he… Read More »How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man
You thought you knew the man you married, but you didn’t find out who your husband really was until after the wedding. How do you… Read More »How to Live With a Husband You Wish You Never Married
One of the best ways to see signs of God’s blessing on your relationship is to look at a marriage that wasn’t blessed by God.… Read More »5 Signs of God’s Blessing on Your Relationship
What’s the best gift to give your mom on Mother’s Day – or any day of the year? Forgiveness. Learning how to forgive your mother… Read More »How to Start Forgiving Your Mom for Hurting You
“How to overcome fear” is our theme on She Blossoms this week. What do you do when you feel scared you’ll never be loved? It’s… Read More »When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved
Your gut instincts or intuition can be a reliable source of information when you’re starting a new relationship. But how do you trust your intuition… Read More »5 Tips for Trusting Your Intuition in a New Relationship
Maybe you’ve heard advice about “trusting your instincts” when you’re in love, but how do you trust your intuition after a failed relationship? After all,… Read More »How to Trust Your Intuition After a Failed Relationship
Staying in a relationship too long, picking the wrong man, and ignoring red flags are three of the most common relationship mistakes — and I’ve… Read More »6 Ways to Avoid Repeating Your Past Relationship Mistakes
Having a baby was the desire of my heart; I was 42 when God said no. I prayed, hoped, and believed that God would give… Read More »When God Says No to the Desires of Your Heart
You don’t need advice about your relationship, job, family life, or parenting skills. You already know what you want and need to do! The problem… Read More »How to Do the Only Thing You Ever Wanted to Do
Accepting the truth about someone you love is painful, even if you know he isn’t good for you. These ten reasons you can’t face the… Read More »10 Reasons You Can’t Face the Truth About Your Relationship
These nine signs you found your soulmate will help you hold on to a good relationship – or let go of an unhealthy one. Finding… Read More »9 Signs You Found the Lifetime Love of a Soulmate
You want to start a new relationship, but your fear of getting hurt is stopping you from taking a leap of love and faith. The… Read More »5 Ways to Stop Fear From Ruining a Relationship
The end of a relationship is never easy – even when you expected to break up. It hurts to say goodbye; it takes time to recreate… Read More »How to Recreate Yourself After a Relationship Ends
You feel ready to meet the right man and start building the right relationship. What do you do while you’re waiting? These tips will help… Read More »What to Do While You’re Waiting for the Right Relationship
How long have you been struggling with – or avoiding – your relationship problems? These solutions to even the worst difficulties in your relationship will… Read More »9 Solutions to Your Relationship Problems