Dating religious women
Recently an article I posted about Catholic men and dating went a little viral.This week a Catholic gal (who wished to remain anonymous) responds with some suggestions for avoiding common Catholic dating faux pas.We went on a retreat with our church for couples who were married or considering marriage.At the end of the weekend, she said that God had told her I wasn't 'the one' for her, and she dumped me." -- "My ex-boyfriend Kevin said God was leading him in a different direction. He doesn't love me.' Thinking about it now, though, maybe it was true.In my circles, the topic of Catholic dating comes up regularly or, more specifically, the topic of why there is often a lack of dating among young Catholics.Everyone's an expert on where the blame should be placed: the hook-up culture, the hang-out culture, the so-called 'friend-zone', feminism, men being wimps, women taking the initiative instead, discernment dragging on, and the list continues.
Please don't think us ladies expect you to be perfect at dating - we certainly aren't - but it might be helpful to be aware of some of the pitfalls or problems that can crop up.
You can say you will change or try to work things out.
When someone brings God into it, you can't really do that.
I was like, 'Maybe go to church once in a while and quit doing coke?
'" -- "Sometimes when someone tries to break up with you, you can sort of talk them out of it.
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