We’ve been married 55 years this year.” In short, these young men came home from the war ready to get married and start a family.
There wasn’t any thought of hooking up, or of dating on and off till their mid thirties, or of living in their parents basement until they landed a cushy job.
Like my friend Jillian, I am not single by choice, nor have I met someone who’s going on a “dating fast.” While I have a good group of single male friends, none of them are interested in me as a girlfriend.
Nor do I want them to ask me out because I don’t see every guy out there as potential future husbands.
I am a professional lady and also a singer/songwriter.
I am genuine, funny, bubbly, kind, caring, loyal, fun loving, spontaneous, honest, reliable and have a great sense of...
And I don’t get it when people say they are going on a dating fast because how do you get so many people to ask you out that you have to “take a break”.
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As Valentine’s Day approaches the majority of us may not be inspired by Pope Benedict XVI’s father’s business-like approach to romance.
But the modern equivalent – Catholic dating websites – are producing happily-ever-afters for Catholics. What are the odds of meeting a devout Catholic at a friend’s birthday drinks in central London?
It read: “Middle ranking civil servant, single, Catholic, 43-years-old, immaculate past, from the countryside, is seeking a good Catholic pure girl, who can cook well, and who can do all housework, who is also capable of sewing and a good homemaker in order to marry at the soonest opportunity.” It was through the Altöttinger Liebfrauen Messenger newspaper that Joseph Ratzinger met Maria Peintner.
They soon married and Maria gave birth to three children; Georg, Maria and Joseph.