Or mentioning their far-off distant relative who they thought might still be single (which they never were), and who they could maybe one day set me up with (which they never did).
Especially when you watch every one of your friends get married or start a family.
Or when you’re invited out with the couples so you can watch the kids.
Ultimately, the status of his heart was a deal breaker, and I had to walk away. I get the desire to build a relationship, to keep telling yourself that it doesn’t truly matter if the other person isn’t a believer because everyone is on their own journey: Consider the fact that God took six days to create the intricacies of the world around us.
Yet the Bible records thousands of years of narrative to cover the ups and downs of relationships.
If your identity is in Christ alone, then your life will automatically come into conflict with your non-believing girlfriend or boyfriend. Proverbs says, Those we build our lives around, the people who are closest to us, are the ones who can either help bring us close to God, or pull us farther away.