Catholic and dating
She remains to this day my closest friend, the knower of my soul, and my ticket to heaven.
For those of you called to marriage, I hope you find what I did and more!
The recent post, "Catholic Men Should Be the Best Daters", refreshingly did not attempt to psychoanalyze our stilted romantic lives, but presented a simple and practical message: guys, just ask girls out.
The post apparently hit a nerve, with many men and women sharing it through social media.
Here are 4 common Catholic dating problems, with advice on how to navigate them: (1) The Problem: Catholic circles are small This has many positive aspects, but also lends to a common problem: if you ask a bunch of girls out, you'll end up dating girls who are close friends or roommates and...can get awkward. The Solution: Do ask girls you are interested in out, but don't go so far as to be a serial dater.I’m not going to meddle in matchmaking, but here is some food for thought when it comes to relationships and being a Catholic Gentleman : As for me, I remember with much fondness, the days that I was single, and especially the day I met my future bride.I was at a Catholic campus function and she caught my eye.In my circles, the topic of Catholic dating comes up regularly or, more specifically, the topic of why there is often a lack of dating among young Catholics.Everyone's an expert on where the blame should be placed: the hook-up culture, the hang-out culture, the so-called 'friend-zone', feminism, men being wimps, women taking the initiative instead, discernment dragging on, and the list continues.