Being in a relationship is fun, but that fun comes with a lot of work. Friends, children and significant others all have expectations for you, just as you have expectations for them. Are you ready to compromise your time and energy? Are you ready to give and take? Are you ready to listen with an open heart to their needs, concerns and desires? You cannot assume that the person on the other end of your relationship is simply there to make your life better. They have a life of their own and want you to invest in it as much as they want to invest in yours.
Have I been guarding my heart as God asks me to do?»