With recent stories involving Ciara getting engaged to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and The Real talk show host Adrienne Bailon dating gospel artist, Israel Houghton, the critics have been unrelenting.
By courtship, he meant not going out just as a couple, always having a chaperone around, and keeping the physical contact to holding hands.
Dating, to him, was more of an exclusive relationship.
From Russell Wilson’s ex-wife speaking out about him to Ciara’s ex-fiancé, Future, blasting the couple about taking pics with the son they share together, it seems it’s tough to please everyone when you just want to move on.
There is no rule book when it comes to relationships.
Searching for love and companionship is a huge part of our lives, so who’s to say what’s too soon?
I remember coming out of a long-term relationship and the pressure that I felt about dating “too soon” after.
As a result, many of us tend to turn to books about “how-to-date-the-godly-way” for guidelines about relationships.
When I was 14 years old, someone passed me a book on dating which became everything to me. I forgot that while it offered some valuable lessons that came from the Bible, it was the Bible.
Most of our opinions are based on our own personal feelings and experiences when we aren’t the ones actually in the relationship.
Or we judge people based on how their previous relationship may have ended never really knowing both sides.
After trying for a few years to get this one set up and shooting, Warren Beatty is about to unveil his story of unexpected love, 1950s Hollywood and the man and legend that is Howard Hughes.