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Often these kinds of relationships built on infatuation can die as quickly as they sprung up.
Wikipedia defines infatuation as: the state of being completely carried away by unreasoning passion or love; addictive love.
If you do recognize these factors in yourself and the way you communicate with others, a good way to counteract them is to map out some practical steps you can work on each day.
After all, finding a permanent and lasting relationship is tough enough without complicating it even further by taking yourself too seriously.
It’s mine, it’s beautiful, it’s messy, it’s hard, but I have been a survivor and I have grown through hardship and become more me, more whole. I feel that I was told some things which are common assumptions for most Christians, and I now think that these are unnecessary and harmful. 1) Christians are given special knowledge about God’s will for their lives because they can have a relationship with God, so they should to get things right in romantic relationships because otherwise they’ll be a bad witness for the gospel. 2) Christians don’t need to fool around because they believe sex outside of marriage is wrong, and they should be able to get things right in relationships because they have Jesus, so it should be possible to find your mate quickly/early on without dating around a lot.
Subtext: the world is screwy and doesn’t get sex or love right because they don’t know Jesus, but we can because we do know Jesus. This will show the world how we get it right and make them curious about Jesus because we’re different, and getting married at 22 instead of 28.
3) If assumptions #1 and #2 are true, a Christian couple can actually manage to be virgins on their wedding night, so all Christians really need to try to live up to this standard. If you don’t, your faith is probably weak and you’re a bad witness.
4) We have to submit to our authority structures in the family and in the church to be accountable in our relationships.
Unfortunately for me, I have a momentary lapse of reason and forget that people can hear me as I sing “Holiday… ” The lady walking her dog on the other side of the street laughed so hard she had to cover her mouth. Oftentimes, that jolt comes in the form of some unpleasant event, such as a neighbor laughing at your very out of tune rendition of a song or even worse, losing a friendship or dating relationship because you are so involved with your own affairs you can’t see anything but yourself. If you recognize any of these points in yourself, the best way to counteract these obstacles to happier relationships is to identify the opposite action and practice that one.
In my neck of the woods this summer, it rained cats and dogs for almost a week straight and I was experiencing a bit of cabin fever. Sometimes, it is an indication of insecurity or low self-esteem.
When the sun finally came out, I grabbed my 11-year-old son’s mountain bike to go for a ride and get some exercise. No matter what the reason, an easy way to curb this type of behavior is to practice giving out compliments.
Interestingly enough, many people don’t realize this is a habit they have.
It is important to you to point out others’ faults. You interrupt someone who is speaking to make sure your views are heard. You get upset and withdraw from the conversation when someone teases you. If someone politely declines spending time with you, you spend the next two weeks trying to figure out what’s wrong with you instead of believing the reason why he or she declined. For example, if you find it difficult to laugh at yourself, remember the words of the very wise (and funny) Father James Martin who wrote “humor is attractive.” What about the habit of pointing out other people’s faults?
Some men will do literally whatever it takes to keep a woman around.