Dating and break up advice
"I like Greg a lot and we have our fun moments-but something doesn’t feel right." Sound familiar?We hear this kind of statement on a regular basis from persons entering the foggy bog of uneasiness about their relationship.So, dating isn't always the terrific thing we see on television.
If you're one of those Christian teens who dates in high school and college, then you probably know what it feels like when you break up with your boyfriend or girlfriend.
Jennifer and Greg had been dating for nearly eight months when she confessed: "I can’t tell if it’s worth it or not." If you’ve ever wondered the same thing, we want to help you cut through the nebulous emotions and see your condition more clearly.
There are probably countless reasons why couples split, but in a study asking more than 150 dating couples who had just broken up to write an anonymous essay on "why we broke up," three reasons appeared again and again. Some men (27%) and many women (44%) complained of feeling trapped by their dating partner.
I’d rather not say, but what I will say is this, after months of consistent arguing, loss of sleep, and continuous stress, we mutually decided that it wasn’t the right time to continue the relationship. We went from kissing when the ball dropped to actually doing what we tried to avoid.
As a young, 21-year-old attending an HBCU and being exposed to attractive, intelligent, young African-American women, love and dating can get pretty stressful, especially if you’ve dealt with one person for the past two years and it ended badly.