Just don’t name-drop God because you think that will hurt the other person less… The Solution: It is important to be a person of prayer and do your best to follow God’s will in all your relationships.
Team Leininger will be weighing in on this one together, because, well, we’re Catholic and we like dating each other. It can be all of those things in the same week, even. And because we’re here to help you, we want to briefly address five of the most challenging aspects of the Catholic dating world.Don't worry, we hate junk mail as much as you do, so rest assured the only emails you will get from us are about upcoming events.Before meeting his wonderful wife, Matthew had often reflected how difficult it was to meet women who shared his faith, which was ironic given the Archdiocese of Toronto boasted to have over 1.8 million Catholics.The article was later reprinted by Christian commentator John Granger at Zossima
Amy Welborn responses After Eden From 2003-2004, I served as a monthly columnist for an ecumencial magazine, "After Eden" at Hollywood
Break-ups are always tough, but they’re even harder when the person you’ve been dating tells you that they’re ending things because God told them to. Someone once ended things with me by saying, “It’s what God wants” – and I can 100% say I’m glad that didn’t work out, but I wish she wouldn’t have played the God card.
I would have preferred that she just tell me how she was feeling.
Dating is an awesome, terrible, challenging, great, heartbreaking institution. It can leave you floating on air or crashing back to earth.
The Situation: Things seem to be going pretty well – and then all of a sudden it ends with one line: “It’s not you, it’s God.” Sometimes, well-intentioned Catholics will use God to get out of a relationship they don’t want to be in anymore. Those are both decisions that we made for ourselves, but they sound way better if God told us to do it.
According to , the number who have participated in online dating in the United States is now nearly 40 million. “One hundred sixty million people have internet access and 80 million people are single, and it only stands to reason that people don’t want to have to introduce themselves to strangers at strange places to meet someone” says Evan Katz, an expert on online dating and the author of Catholic Thrive, an offshoot of Catholic Singles.com, hosts conferences for singles to meet in person, alongside workshops and presentations on Catholic teachings concerning not just dating but also other relationship issues.