Is it time for you to give up on dating? (Personality Quiz)
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Our culture sends us so many messages about who we should date, how we should date, and why we should date that it can be difficult to find the truth for ourselves. Once we enter the dating scene, we quickly find out that dating and relationships aren’t always as glamorous and simple as the movies portray them to be.
Whether you are an experienced dater or just beginning, it can be helpful to take some time to evaluate and reflect on your reasons for wanting to be in a relationship. For some, that may mean stepping away to find clarity.
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This quiz will guide you through a reflection on your past dating experiences and the views that are important to you with the hopes of challenging you to consider a dating fast during Lent.
So, what is a Dating Detox?
“To one extent or another we’ve all been poisoned by the culture’s false idea of love, dating, and sexuality. No one is unscathed, and we could all use a good detox.” ~ Jason and Crystalina Evert in the Foreword of Kevin and Lisa Cotter’s new book, Dating Detox.
One summer, Kevin and Lisa Cotter spent five weeks interviewing dozens of singles on their experiences with the modern dating scene. By the end, one thing was clear – we live in a toxic dating culture and, whether you’ve been in one relationship or 50, we’ve all been effected. Despite the bad news, the Cotters also found reasons for hope as they began to discover patterns and solutions for detoxing from the world’s way of dating in order to make authentic love possible.
Using real life stories from their interviews, as well as offering practical steps for detoxing, Kevin and Lisa will discuss the four greatest toxic beliefs that are preventing you from gaining the freedom to love and be loved.
Kevin and Lisa Cotter have worked with university students for over a decade as a missionary family with FOCUS (the Fellowship of Catholic University Students). Together they have co-authored Dating Detox: 40 Days of Perfecting Love in an Imperfect World, and are the co-hosts of the How-to Catholic podcast. Lisa is the founder of Made to Magnify (madetomagnify.com) and speaks to young adults on dating, femininity, and living life with excellence. Kevin holds an MA in Sacred Scripture and is the Senior Director of Curriculum for FOCUS. He has authored three books on Pope Francis. Lisa and Kevin reside in Denver, Colorado, with their three children.
Here is the Cotter’s video invitation to the Online Conference:
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Central Time Zone: 11:00AM
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Philippine Time Zone: 1:00 AM
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