Relationships

January 5, 2017
Becoming a “Repentant Dater” Might Just Save Your Love Life premium
I have long believed that if dating were fun, no one would get married. Dating is an institution riddled with confused feelings and bad communication, and I don’t blame anyone who decides to give it up. However, is what we risk by not dating greater than we realize? In a talk in my ward last […]
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April 30, 2016
What I Wish I Had Known the First Time I Caught My Husband Looking at Porn premium
When I was a 24-year-old new mom I caught my husband looking at pornography on our computer for the very first time. I didn’t know anything about pornography addiction. The Internet was brand new. Who knew this smut even existed on this thing called the World Wide Web? I naively believed him when he told […]
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February 12, 2016
Ask Chris: Mormon Relationship Advice from a Very Single Man premium
When we asked our writers if anyone wanted to write an advice column, Chris was almost a little bit too willing. With Valentines day just around the corner, we hope you enjoy some Mormon dating advice from a very single man. Dear Chris, I’m interested in dating this guy in my singles ward, but I’m […]
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November 7, 2015
We’re Tired of the New Policy Debate Too, but Here’s Something Important premium
In the last few days, social media has become a veritable battleground over the new policy barring Church leaders from baptizing children of same-sex couples until the age of 18, and then, only when they’ve denounced same-sex relationships. The quiet way in which the policy was enacted has become a PR nightmare with members and […]
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September 19, 2015
24 Weddings and What I Learned From Them premium
Cover images courtesy Marleah Joy, Bruce Bentley, John Hope, John Hope, 2now1 Photography Attending weddings as a single girl can be hard at times. Even if you don’t have plans to get married anytime soon, something about those white dresses makes us daydream of our own big day. This year I’ve had the opportunity to attend […]
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August 22, 2015
5 Dating Tips All Recent RMs Need to Succeed premium
You’re an elder or a sister missionary who has just stepped foot off of the plane ride home. The end of your mission is before you, and suddenly, there are looming decisions on your mind. What am I going to do for school? Where am I going to live? What am I going to study? […]
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August 5, 2015
How to not be the Eponine in Your Relationships premium
Cover image © Universal Pictures Sometimes being in love is absolutely miserable. In fact, I’ve found that misery often comes hand in hand with love. That is why some of the most famous love stories are surrounded with the most terrible tragedy. A clear example is the classic story of Les Miserables, where Marius finally […]
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