The first twenty four hours of using this app have been a wake-up call to the current state of our culture. The fact that I even have to go to the extreme of signing up for an app is ridiculous in and of itself. A woman used to be able to simply live her life, and a good man would come along.
But let us not despair! Believe me, if it were that simple… I would. One of my guy friends gave me some solid advice. He said that when you are out at all of these Catholic events, try to introduce yourself to at least one guy and have a casual conversation with him. His reasoning is, that by doing this, you upon yourself up to the possibility of getting a date.
What happened next was pretty sweet. Guys were coming out of the wood works to introduce themselves to me! It was great… But what I learned from this little exercise was that after talking with some of the guys, A. Guys are interested in me and B.
I have already waited this long…. Whether you are 23 and single or 30 and single, do not despair. God has a plan for you and you are not alone. Honestly, I would rather hang out with my friends than sit on this stupid dating app. I know God has a plan for my life as he has a plan for your life.
So if you are in search for your vocation, live in the now, do your small part, and then go live your life. Jacinta Florence hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a graduate of St.
As a young adult, she had a profound experience of leaving a lifestyle of being immersed in the culture to embracing her Catholic Faith. Thank you much for this encouragement. Click here to cancel reply. Your information is secure. Lol The fact that I even have to go to the extreme of signing up for an app is ridiculous in and of itself.
Chastity Project is a ministry of Stewardship: A Mission of Faith, a c 3 non profit organization. We believe everything in our lives is a gift that has been entrusted to us by God to help others. Dating in the 21st century is by far the most ridiculous process ever. People are so complicated. You have to play games. You have to lie. You have to act like. Maybe it's because I let insignificant events ruminate in my mind far past their welcome. It's weird to call someone in the modern world just to have a conversation or try to to determine whether or not my casual hookup actually has feelings for me.
But in the dating culture to which we are enslaved, it has to be more. Everyone admits dating in the 21st century is “the worst,” but no one's looking at how it got so bad. Men seem to enjoy the no strings attached hook-up culture of Or is it something far more insidious we helped cultivate?.