relationships

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I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Christmas means going home and going home means spending time with those who know you best. Those who know you best also have the talent of frustrating you the most. It’s a lot easier to be holy at college than when you go home. At least, that’s the way it is for me. When I […]

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Louder Than Words

The truth is that we are imperfect beings, and that in relationships we are going to fall short, but that shouldn’t stop us from striving to be saints in the present. That being said, it matters who we date, and it is important to be on the lookout for Mr. Godly Man or Ms. Godly […]

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Humanae Vitae Explained (Part Two)

In my previous post, I stated that for Pope Paul VI (and for the entire Catholic tradition), sex must be understood within the wider context of love, and in particular, of marital love. The very essence of marital love is the total gift of self. Because it is meant to be a total gift of […]

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Life Without a Best Friend

As far back as I can remember I’ve always had a best friend. In the early days of grade school it was the kid I would hang out with everyday at recess, the one whose house I would go spend the night at on the weekends. In the later years of high school and in […]

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Passion and Sacrifice

If you ask just about any woman on the face of the planet if she wants passion in her romantic relationships I am willing to bet that nearly all of them would say, “YES!” Who doesn’t want passion in her relationship? A passionless relationship just sounds boring. We all want that fire in a relationship, […]

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