This past Sunday I gave a lecture on sex, dating and relationships at the Newman Center at the University of Iowa.
Once your profile is set up, you can search by age, interests, zip code, gender, or even key words. Live your life focused on putting God first, investing in a deeper relationship with him and with others, but remaining OPEN. Love is accepting the whole package unconditionally… “We can say that inner innocence (that is, the rightness of intention) in the exchange of the gift consists in a reciprocal ‘acceptance’ of the other in such a way that it corresponds to the very essence of the gift; in this way, the mutual gift creates the communion of persons. If you have it when you aren’t ready to be a parent or ready to make a total gift of yourself, it will poison your relationship. The more you know someone, the more you’ll want to love them. If you are still single, know that a boyfriend/girlfriend is a gift, not something you can force or work for. The more you love someone, the more you’ll want to know them. A priest, a nun, another couple or a couple’s group are great tools for learning to understand one another, and not eat each other alive, learning to balance each other out and live life together. For years now, I’ve had an interested in World War II.I especially love reading first hand accounts of battle from the heroic and courageous men who fought in this war, such as those contained in books by Marcus Brotherton and Stephen Ambrose.There are two basic types: General Dating Sites that have large numbers of people and those that are specifically Catholic Dating Sites.