Not in the ‘Oh, your name sounds exotic’ way, but sincerely inquiring about the meaning of my name, its origins, and the importance of the name within the family. But the concert question is specific, and then you go from there.
Maybe it’s too much for a first date, but it holds a lot of significance for me and would show that someone is actually interested—and curious—about who I am.” —Saba A. You can get into a good story when you have a great opening like that.” —Suzee S.
I thought, But then one day several things in my life went wrong in rapid succession, and I blew up.
As I drove to a church seminar, of all things, I started to yell at God.
I knew I had to admit to my anger, but I was afraid to do so.
“People love knowing that you take their work and ambitions seriously,” says psychiatrist Carole Lieberman, M. Another idea: Fire off whimsical questions, like what, as a child, she wanted to be when she grew up.
If that makes her laugh and open up, keep the offbeat questions coming.
podcast and answered ten questions on singleness and dating.
We get a lot of questions from young Christian men and women who are “not yet married.” Their season of life awakens many desires and hopes, uncertainties and insecurities, and tricky pastoral questions.