Enlist others who share your commitment to moral integrity.Ask them to watch your back, encourage you hold firm to your convictions, and keep you accountable. And strength is what Christian singles need when navigating the tumultuous waters of potential romance.Other times, guys find out I’m a Christian and automatically assume I’m uptight and judgmental.The stereotypes get old.” Of course, the problems don’t disappear when Christians choose to date only other Christians.They need to be more creative and active in cultivating that supportive community," Klungness says.Your support team could include, for example, relatives, neighbors, and other parents you meet at your child's daycare center or school.
He suggests talking with them about viewing the family as a team that has to work together.There’s a broad spectrum of what it means for people to call themselves a Christian—from very liberal to very conservative and everything in between.Just because a woman calls herself a Christian doesn’t mean her beliefs or lifestyle choices are the same as mine.”Define your standards in advance. Some Christian singles are reluctant to voice their convictions for fear of being labeled “old-fashioned” or “narrow-minded.” But it’s best to be up-front about what is and is not acceptable to you.Good counsel is available to you if you’ll ask for it.When you're raising a child as a single parent, you're handling a lot of tasks and decisions on your own.Spend time with this person and glean all the wisdom you can.Again, it was Solomon who said, “He who walks with the wise grows wise” (Proverbs )."The challenges facing single parents are not that different from those of all parents.But it may be more difficult for them to create the community of support we all need to function as parents.Focus your attention on enjoying each other's company and tune out other distractions."I often recommend to families that they schedule a play time -- perhaps once a week -- when they turn off the television and phone and spend a half hour playing a game, taking a walk, or throwing a ball around," says Barry G.