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God created us to live out our faith within the context of the body of Christ. The Christian life was not meant to be journeyed alone. In this section of TodaysChristianWoman.com, you'll discover how to live life to the fullest in the messiness and strength of relationships and how to thrive among others in order to experience the triune God in a fuller, more complete way.

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Grandparenting Is Risky

Grandparenting Is Risky

Why we sign up for it anyway
Your Real Family

Your Real Family

A love-hate relationship Jesus endorses
Leaving and Cleaving

Leaving and Cleaving

Why is it so much more complicated than it seems?
When It Seems Impossible to Forgive

When It Seems Impossible to Forgive

Sometimes loving from a distance is the best we can do
Don't Measure Up?

Don't Measure Up? Subscriber access only

How to stop comparing yourself to others

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How Do I Know He's "The One"?

How Do I Know He's "The One"?

Three questions to consider
Confessions of a Sex-Starved Single

Confessions of a Sex-Starved Single Subscriber access only

What should I do with raging hormones?
Singleness and Scripture

Singleness and Scripture Subscriber access only

What the Bible really says about those who aren't married
Boundaries for In-laws

Boundaries for In-laws

Establishing rules to protect your marriage

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Our editors have compiled the best on Friends + Community topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

The Single Life

The Single Life Subscriber access only

Five women sound off on sex, dating, and the church
Why This?
A panel of single Christian women share their thoughts on dating, loneliness, sex, the church, and waiting for Mr. Right.
Singleness and Scripture

Singleness and Scripture

What the Bible really says about those who aren't married
Why This?
Poor theology perpetuates myths and empty Christian cliches about singleness. Author Lisa Harper explains what the Bible really says to single women.
Cultivating Meaningful Friendships

Cultivating Meaningful Friendships

Six small-town secrets that lead to authentic relationships
Why This?
A "small-town" mindset can help you develop healthy and longlasting friendships.
Boundaries for In-laws

Boundaries for In-laws

Establishing rules to protect your marriage
Why This?
Difficult in-laws can cause major conflicts for newly married couples. These insights from Boundaries author John Townsend will help you protect your marriage.
Back from the Brink: Divided Loyalties

Back from the Brink: Divided Loyalties Subscriber access only

He couldn't please both his wife and his parents. Did their marriage have a chance?
Why This?
What can you do when you're caught in a tug-of-war between your spouse and your parents? Read how one couple learned to leave and cleave.

Friends + Community Topics

Extended Family

Extended Family

In-laws. Outlaws. Sibling rivalries rekindled. Family doesn’t have to spell “trouble.” We have much to continually learn from our relatives.
Friendship

Friendship

Friends help us travel through life, offering support, laughter, and often a good dose of reality.
Singles + Dating

Singles + Dating

Navigating singlehood can be scary, wondering what God's will is for your life. But perhaps this season of singleness offers more adventure and discovery than you’d imagined.
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