Knowing You’re Loved by God is More Important Than Loving Yourself

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A year ago I wrote a blog post called Why Being Single in My 20’s is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me. It was a well-received piece about how I committed the third decade of my life to soul searching instead of jumping in and out of relationships like I witnessed many others my age doing. When my piece went viral, I received messages from young people all over the world about how my choice to pursue self-discovery and self-love over being in a relationship inspired them to do the same. I spent my 20’s traveling, chasing dreams and getting to know myself, kind of like Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love minus the age and messy divorce. Continue reading “Knowing You’re Loved by God is More Important Than Loving Yourself”

Why Being Single In My 20s Was The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Me

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If you are a 20-something with 10 different dating apps on your phone and a string of broken relationships packed in a bag on your way to the next one, listen up: I was single for 80 percent of my 20s and I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

I had an abundance of amazing friends, acquaintances and hobbies, but I was the girl who never had a boyfriend.

I’ll spare you the long-winded details, as this post is not meant to be a personal pity party, but it all started in college. I was in a serious relationship from ages 19-22.

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