Family Frameworks

Dating

Dating today presents a host of challenges that did not exist when our moms and dads were dating.

In the past a women would look for a good provider and men were taught to look for a good homemaker.

Today individuals tend to look more for a good “Soul Mate.” Wikipedia describes a Soul Mate as… “someone you love, and would do anything for, and someone who loves you, and would do anything for you. And in that love, nothing is required for either person, because everything is already given.”

However those expectations may not be completely realistic. But what are realistic expectations and how do we get on track with the best information for a successful relationship that might lead to marriage?