The Best of 2014: My #2 Blog Post of the Year

To celebrate the close of 2014, I’ve been counting down my top-5 blog posts of the year. It all started with some Donald Miller empathy at #5. Then some #RunningTo foreshadowing at #4. Then some Enneagram goodness at #3. Today, I reach the #2 post on this countdown: a post from February 14┬ácalled “The Real Reason Why I’ve Never Dated.” Valentine’s Day is that lovely/obnoxious season of the year when you’re either reminded of the romance in your life or […]

The Real Reason Why I’ve Never Dated

I’m 26, soon to be 27, and I have never dated. This fact used to elicit great shame; at times, it still does. Looking back, however, I don’t believe I’ve ever been “ready.” Somebody in an online group recently posed a question that awakened me as to why: “How do you know you want to be with someone, that you’re willing to have them invade your space and time?” I’d never quite thought of romance this way. Something about the […]