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  • Blog Post: Engagement Stories: Emilie & Jordan

    Prior to ever meeting Jordan, I had never dated. At the time, I felt somewhat hopeless thinking about my future husband. A few guys had shown interest in me, but I never had a peace about dating them. I went on my first date the summer after I graduated high school. The date was a disaster. I felt like...
  • Blog Post: It's Complicated: Episode 323

    Listen to this week's show! Question to Consider: How do you balance grace and truth in conversations about homosexuality? Roundtable: The Same-Sex Struggle For those who struggle with same-sex attraction, the questions, doubts and fears surrounding the issue are nothing new. But is there...
  • Blog Post: Should a Guy Pursue a Great Girl to Whom He Is Not Attracted?

    Dipping into the Boundless mailbag, I found this question at the end of a letter from a guy who is wondering how to move on after a tough breakup. (I've edited it a bit, in the interest of space.) "There is a girl I have worked with at my church. We have worked together for two years in the...
  • Blog Post: Joy Eggerichs Bringing Tigers to Pursuit 2014

    Hi Friendlings! Joy Eggerichs here, wondering if you want to hang out this summer. Do you like to do fun things? Do you like meeting new people? That’s great — so do I. Are you also like me in that sometimes you feel like a nightmare at relationships? Well, guess what?! Boundless...
  • Blog Post: For Such a Time As This: Episode 322

    Listen to this week's show! Question to consider: Do you have non-Christian friends and/or family members, and if so, what conversations, if any, do you have about spiritual things? Roundtable: Fish out of Water We're living in a world that is becoming decidedly less Christian. For...
  • Blog Post: Matchmaking 101

    I have found that an interesting phenomenon has happened in my dating journey: Everyone and their mother has tried to set me up (and, interestingly enough, so has my mother!). In my early 20s I decided that I was open to being set-up, mostly because it was another way to expand my social circle and meet...
  • Blog Post: The Greatest Christian Dating Book of a Generation?

    Yesterday, blogger Tim Challies began a new blog series on bestselling Christian books (defined by him as a book that has sold more than a million copies). To my great interest, he begins with I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris. As I’ve navigated the world of Christian single young adults...
  • Blog Post: Engagement Stories: Nicole & Chris

    When I was younger, I had this feeling that I would find the man that I would marry in college. I was not boy crazy; I really loved God. Yet this feeling never changed. However, throughout college I kept getting discouraged. Boundless was amazing and encouraging in some lonely times. I kept looking...
  • Blog Post: Boys, Please Don't Leave My Daughter Waiting

    My 4-year-old daughter has a crush on the next door neighbor's young son, Carson, who's 6. The other day, she was playing in the front yard with him when I looked out the window and noticed that she was standing at the edge of the yard by herself. I didn't think anything of it. About 10...
  • Blog Post: Leading a Lifestyle of Purity

    I came across this blog about purity not too long ago that immediately caught my interest. Its focus was on the difference between virginity and purity. Never before had I pondered the difference. I always thought they were one and the same. As I approach the final two months before my wedding, maintaining...
  • Blog Post: Manhood Worth Modeling: Episode 321

    Listen to this week's show! Question to consider: What constitutes gentleman-like behavior? How can Christian men lead the way in caring for others in word and deed? Roundtable: To Be a Gentleman There are many ways to describe a man in today's culture, but what defines a gentleman?...
  • Blog Post: Date Ideas on a Budget

    When Josh and I first started dating, we had some pretty amazing dates. Fancy dinners, weekend trips to visit family in the Bay Area and Southern California, lots of movies and coffee. Now that we’re trying to save as much as we can for our upcoming wedding and still have some savings left,...
  • Blog Post: Five Signs You're Dating a Fixer-Upper

    Recently, I wrote a post on Boundless in which I compared dating to the process of purchasing a home, and I warned readers about the dangers of settling on a "fixer-upper," that is, "someone who look[s] perfect at first, but upon closer inspection, his or her life is falling apart."...
  • Blog Post: Red and Yellow, Black and White: Episode 320

    Listen to this week's show and share your comments! Questions to consider: Where do you see the impact of race and diversity most in your own life? What encourages or frustrates you on this front? Roundtable: Minority Report The transition to adulthood is tricky for anyone these days. But for...
  • Blog Post: Your Turn: Making Peace With My Singleness

    by Paul Perkins For much of my life, I struggled with loneliness. I wrestled with feelings of hopelessness and isolation. While my friends seemed to easily fall in love and get married, I always had a hard time making any relationship work. Deep down, I often feared I would be alone forever. That’s...
  • Blog Post: Practical Ways to Trade Your Fairy Tale

    As part of my research for today’s article, “ Trading in Your Fairy Tale ,” I interviewed married couples and singles. The perspectives of those two groups came back very different. For those already married, hindsight seemed to be 20/20, and they could see how their spouse may have...
  • Blog Post: Roots and Wings: Episode 319

    Listen to this week's show! Roundtable: Should I Stay or Should I Go? The single life brings lots of freedom. Most of us can uproot our lives, move across the country, take a new job and find a new ministry on our own terms. But when is commitment just as valuable? When's it time to put...
  • Blog Post: She Doubted Her Decision, But Still Said Yes

    I can remember standing in the bride room with my almost-Mrs friend, when she had a moment of panic. Was she making a mistake? Could she really do this? It wasn’t that she doubted her fiancé or questioned whether marrying him was the right decision. But it was more of a freak-out moment...
  • Blog Post: In Sickness and in Health

    I will never get the image out of my mind. Sitting in that hospital room looking down at my infant son attached to monitors and an IV. Not even two years into marriage, my husband and I were facing the hardest thing either of us had ever gone through — watching our son experience seizures that...
  • Blog Post: What's Eating You?: Episode 318

    Listen to this week's show! Roundtable: Food Is My Enemy In a culture obsessed with fitness, thinness and beauty, the messages around "acceptable" standards of how we look are absorbed at an early age. For some, keeping up with these standards translates into unhealthy, unwise, and even...
  • Blog Post: You Can't Afford to Date That Fixer-Upper

    My friends Cris and Sam had been planning their home purchase for months, and finally, after looking at several houses, they found a lovely home that seemed like the perfect fit. They negotiated with the seller, signed a contract, and began making settlement plans. But first, they had to do the inspection...
  • Blog Post: Love Worth Fighting For, Part 2

    Read " Love Worth Fighting For, Part 1 " During the second session at the “Love Worth Fighting For” event, Kirk Cameron focused on strengthening the relationship between husbands and wives. He prefaced his message by saying it was to husbands but for their wives. The entire...
  • Blog Post: Closure After a Tough Breakup

    Recently, some Boundless readers have written in to tell us of the heartbreak they experienced after a breakup. I noticed that a few letters from guys had something in common: A need to understand why the breakup happened and to know how they can improve in future relationships. I can relate. I still...
  • Blog Post: Engagement Stories: Denise & Andrew

    Oh hey, guys! Long time no see! (Long time no write?) Anyway — guess what? I’m engaged! My fiancé (weird and awesome!) Andrew and I met Easter of 2012. He lives in Alberta, Canada, but he was in Denver visiting a friend. We ended up at the same Easter potluck, and he and I started...
  • Blog Post: Love Worth Fighting For, Part 1

    My fiancé and I attended the “Love Worth Fighting For” marriage event last weekend sponsored by Feed Your Faith. For those of you who haven’t heard, it’s an event that features Kirk Cameron and musician Warren Barfield. Kirk gives advice on how to fireproof marriages...