Never Say These Things on Your First Date

Never Say These Things on Your First Date

Let’s be honest getting to know people through Catholic dating apps can be a bit awkward at times. This is especially true when it comes to that first date. It can be a real struggle to break the ice, discover things to talk about, and figure out how to connect with the man or woman

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September 20, 2021 by Adrienne Thorne

Never Say These Things on Your First Date

Let’s be honest getting to know people through Catholic dating apps can be a bit awkward at times. This is especially true when it comes to that first date. It can be a real struggle to break the ice, discover things to talk about, and figure out how to connect with the man or woman [...]

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September 17, 2021 by Chloe Langr

Kittenfishing Is the Online Dating Mistake Most of Us Are Guilty of

You may have heard of catfishing, where a person creates a false identity online in order to pursue romantic relationships. While it may be easy to avoid falling for this more obvious peril of online dating, have you heard of kittenfishing? It’s the subtle, seemingly innocent online dating trend almost all of us have fallen for [...]

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September 13, 2021 by Theresa Zoe Williams

5 Times to Say “No” to a Date

It can be tempting to say “yes” to any date offer you receive when you’re logged into an online dating app, especially if you’ve been going through a dating dry spell. Going on dates is very good! It’s a great way to get to know someone and expand your social circle. But sometimes, you should [...]

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September 10, 2021 by Cassi Villanueva

50 Songs to Listen to Before Your First Date

Very few things in life are equal parts exciting and terrifying as first dates. A mixture of anxiety and expectation looms as you prepare to meet a person that could potentially change the course of your life forever. No pressure! Meeting singles should be fun. It’s normal to feel a little bit nervous when new [...]

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September 3, 2021 by Chloe Langr

12 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was Single

When I reflect on my relationship with my husband, there are some things that I wish I could have told myself when I was single, before I discerned my vocation. Here are twelve things I would go back and tell myself in my own season of singleness. 1. You can only discern one vocation at [...]

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August 27, 2021 by Theresa Zoe Williams

Was Your Summer Fling a Flop?

Summer flings are the stuff of romantic comedies and beach reads everywhere. Sometimes, a summer fling can be seen as something superficial, done for the sake of taking advantage of someone. While this most certainly can be true, it doesn’t have to be. After all, there’s nothing wrong with finding love in the summer, especially [...]

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August 25, 2021 by Adrienne Thorne

St. Louis: King of France and Holy Husband

It’s no secret that a large portion of the canonized saints in the Catholic Church were priests or religious. While their journeys to holiness are inspiring, it can leave those of called to married life with a small number of saints we can look to as intercessors and examples for the married vocation. In recent [...]

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August 20, 2021 by Cassi Villanueva

9 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time to Date

Have you ever wondered if there is a best time of year to date? And if so, when is it? Fall when the leaves are brilliant hues of red? Winter when you can snuggle close in front of a fire? Perhaps spring when the newness of the earth has a warm affect on budding relationships? There are [...]

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August 16, 2021 by Theresa Zoe Williams

Can You Be Friends With an Ex? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself

Can you be friends with your ex? The short, non-nuanced answer is no. The real, nuanced answer? Maybe. Like most things in life, maintaining a friendship with a man or woman you once dated is a nuanced topic that has many considerations and caveats. The answer will vary person to person and relationship to relationship. [...]

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August 13, 2021 by Patty Breen

What You Need to Know Before Turning Down a Second Date

This time last year, I met with my spiritual director for monthly direction. She gently encouraged me to just be open and show up, and reminded me that there is no formula for life.  At this particular meeting, I was updating her on how online dating was going for me. I shared the frustrations, highs, [...]

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