A break up can be a tough thing to go through. A lot of pain and healing ensues, even if the break up is handled well. What are some of the common ways that a break up is not handled well? Does the person leave the door open for a future relationship out of compassion? What about a person who does not clearly communicate that the relationship is over and just "disappears?" These issues and more are the topics of this podcast episode! Have you ever experienced these before?
"How do I know that this person is the one?" "Is this person someone I should stay away from dating?" "Is this a healthy relationship?" These are questions that a lot of people are asking as they consider dating. In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace share some of their thoughts on how to evaluate a relationship when considering a future with this person.
In this article, guest author Hannah Ellenwood continues the conversation on what qualities to value and look for in a future dating partner. Our culture recommends a long list of traits and characteristics and in this article, Hannah continues to share points that she has learned are most valuable to find in a person. The article includes a challenge for the reader to not only examine others but also to examine themselves. What do you think of these traits?
If someone were to sit down and ask you what to look for in an ideal dating partner, what would you say? Attractive? Charismatic? Thoughtful? Sensitive? Adventurous? In this article, guest author and Biola alum Hannah Ellenwood ('15) writes about things that she has learned to look for, things that she may not have considered important in years past. As you read her thoughts, do they challenge the things you would consider most important in a dating partner?
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