Were you reaching out to someone who listed requirements that you did not fit? Pick yourself back up and keep moving along because you never know who you will meet. A friend of mine was making plans to meet with an online match when he suddenly went MIA. Sometimes people drop off and pop back up again at a future time, and then you can be the one to do the rejecting.
A couple of days later, she saw his picture on Facebook under “people you may know.” She looked at his profile to discover he had a very current girlfriend. Don’t take the dating world too seriously, especially when it’s online and you just met someone new.
Not everyone you lose is a loss, and it’s not the end of the universe.
We suggest you pray over the following suggestions: Psalm 34:4: The Lord is able to deliver you from all your fears.
Isaiah 51:7: Do not fear the reproach of others or be terrified of their insults Proverbs : Fear of men (whether they be single or not) is a snare.
Finally, if you are a single woman or man with further advice on the topic of fear and dating, please consider helping other singles by sharing your comments about fear.
While it essentially serves the same purpose as health insurance, they are very clear that it is NOT insurance.
Joshua 1:8: Don’t be afraid or discouraged because God is with you.
1John : God has a perfect love that casts out all fear.This kind of fear keeps a single person from connecting emotionally and spiritually with others.Since the ability to be vulnerable is a necessary ingredient in successful dating or marriage relationships, the person who is afraid in this area experiences many missed opportunities or shallow and short, unsatisfying relationships.I have also been the victim, the one left rejected, confused and staring at my screen wondering what happened.Many times people I was interested in totally just dropped communication, even when I thought things were going fine. Am I disappointed that we seem to be breeding a dating culture of flakes? I do my best not to be that person, so here are some helpful tips to keep in mind if you’ve been rejected online: Those online matches probably don’t look nearly as good as their pictures or profiles suggest anyway.For example, in a New Testament passage in Mark , Jesus encourages a father whose daughter was ill: “Don’t be fearful, just believe.” How interesting!