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Read more about how you can attract the right relationship through these inspirational articles by Nancy Pina.

When Is The Right Time To Get Married?

With so many life options, how do you know when you should get married? When should you be dating just to have fun? Do you need to have a plan and vision for the future goal or marriage and children? … Continue reading

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Why Going To Church Is Good For You, Part Two

I have coached many people who believe they are Christians, but find being in nature is just as good as going to church, saying they feel closer to God gardening or walking in the woods instead of worshiping as a … Continue reading

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Why Going To Church Is Good For You, Part One

As a Christian relationship coach, the foundation of my work is based on faith. Without proper structure, you cannot know what to expect in love. Relationship challenges are not so much in the details of who-did-or-didn’t-do-what-to-whom, but spiritual battles of … Continue reading

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The Road to Making Up

Everyone in relationships would love to avoid fighting and conflicts. We want to hold onto the feelings of closeness and intimacy, without the reality that some issues are going to push those emotional buttons. When conflict arises, what is your … Continue reading

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Patience in Love

When you are searching for the right relationship, one of the primary keys is to be mindful of your focus in life. If you place the attainment of love over everything else, even your relationship with God, you will find … Continue reading

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Standing with Conviction

“Simply let your ‘yes’ be ‘yes’ and your ‘no,’ ‘no’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.” – Matthew 6:37 In relationships, it can be hard to say ‘no’ to a loved one’s request, even though there is an … Continue reading

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Faith and Love, Part 2

Faith is simply the word of God – the scriptures in your Bible. It is the building up of those seeds of truth in your heart so those can turn into personal convictions which you build the foundation of your … Continue reading

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Faith and Love

I encourage the building of your faith to achieve relationship success because those two goals are intertwined. Of course it is possible to meet and marry without the experience of being born again, but that path will never turn out … Continue reading

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Manifesting the Right Relationship

“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.” – Hebrews 11:3 Through the scriptures, we learn how God created the universe. These examples … Continue reading

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Secrets to Right Relationships

Over the course of my career, most everyone wants to know how to find the right relationship literally. Such as where to go, what to say, who to connect with, what activities to sign up for, etc. The truth is … Continue reading

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God Listens to Prayer

” … how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!” – Matthew 7:11 God is sovereign, knowing everything from beginning to end. He knows exactly what you desire and will pray to … Continue reading

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Relationship Mistakes?

Have you made some big missteps in love? You are definitely not alone. Most people go down the wrong road, allowing their feelings and physical attraction for another person to dictate decisions in love. The best path to the right … Continue reading

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What is the Right Relationship?

The right relationship which God has chosen especially for you can be found no matter how many times you have failed in love. There is no time limit on getting it right. One of the key elements in attracting the … Continue reading

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Looking Behind to Forge Ahead

The value of understanding and wisdom are tools one can use to learn how to profit from past missteps in love. The person who never looks back and always pushes ahead, jumping into the next relationship acts foolishly. The past … Continue reading

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Developing True Love

What is the most important blessing from God? I believe when the believer asks for wisdom, understanding and discretion, one is very prosperous, especially in love. So many individuals jump into relationships without asking the Lord if this person is … Continue reading

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Drama Patterns

Does your past love life experiences include a pattern of drama? To identify these patterns, I encourage you to take a look at past incidences in which you overreacted to a given situation. That is the first signal of unresolved … Continue reading

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Drama and Love

Are you a person who experiences drama in your relationships? If so, I encourage you to make a vow that this coming year will be one where you can manage it effectively. In a committed relationship, two individuals with their … Continue reading

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Are You Available?

If you are a person who hides behind your phone in public, you are not sending a message of availability to others. What you are expressing is, “Leave me alone and don’t talk to me!” There are times that you … Continue reading

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No Room for Manipulation

“A good person obtains favor from the Lord, but the Lord condemns a crafty person.” – Proverb 12:2 Fear many times drives relationships. There are those who use manipulation, however obvious or subtle, to get their way in love and … Continue reading

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How Will I Know the Right One?

Many times one hears about couples who “knew” they were meant to be together in marriage after a very brief time of dating. It is so vital that one does as much emotional healing prior to making this important decision. … Continue reading

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Creating the Vision

“Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.” – Habakkuk 2:2 When a relationship crisis develops and it appears you have reacted an stalemate, the best place to turn at … Continue reading

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Scriptural Responses

In the advice section today, a woman writes about the challenge she faces when dealing with her former spouse’s new wife and child. It is understandable to be emotionally hurt and disillusioned when infidelity leads to divorce. The pain of … Continue reading

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Family Ties and Love

How important are family ties and future in-laws? In most relationships, those bonds are a vital part of the person one has become and maintaining those ties are good for the heart. If your loved one does not want to … Continue reading

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Meeting the Family

You believe you’ve met the person of your dreams and feel very connected. You want to move forward and are talking marriage. One question a wise person asks before making a lifetime commitment is, “What’s under the hood?” It is … Continue reading

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Addicted to Love Failure?

Over the years, I have worked with countless individuals who told me they truly wanted to meet the right person and get married. The said the words, but were not willing to work through the barriers they had to true … Continue reading

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The Silent Treatment

When one is dating, there are many indicators to future behavior within the relationship. The key is to be mindful and sensitive to those factors and have the wisdom to see if those reactions are something you can live with … Continue reading

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Is He Marriage Material?

The relationships that stand the test of time, the ones which grow deeper in emotional intimacy share common traits. Above all, the couple places their faith in the Lord Jesus as priority number one. The couple prays together and leans … Continue reading

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Good Counsel

“Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.” – Proverbs 19:20 Many people I work with initially were resistant to instruction and wise counsel. When it comes to ourselves, many times it is difficult … Continue reading

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Handling Fears

In love, fear can take over and magnify circumstances which are not truly emotionally threatening. For example, if you grew up in a home where you saw cheating and betrayal, you most likely will expect that the people you love … Continue reading

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Love Personality

Have you thought about the way you want to receive love? In relationships, we generally give love in the manner we want to receive it. The problem with doing it that way is the assumption that your significant other feels … Continue reading

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Relationship Bonding

Many times individuals look at the tangibles in another person to determine if they are a good match such as looks, education and family upbringing. While those are important factors to consider, one of the lasting intangibles is the ability … Continue reading

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Relationship Patterns

The biggest challenge for most individuals is to see the pattern which has formed in their intimate relationships. Like everything, it is easier to see these challenges in other people’s lives rather than in one’s own life. If you have … Continue reading

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Living in the Light

The Bible speaks of darkness (prior to salvation) and light (salvation by the grace of the Lord) and encourages believers to be imitators of Jesus. We are to live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave … Continue reading

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Preparing for Love

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” – Romans 12:2 The beginning of the new year is quickly approaching and my challenge for you during the holiday … Continue reading

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Amazing Love

“There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating

Today we have been touching on the subject of one’s view towards food. I believe the attitudes towards consumption is very revealing of our relationship with the Lord. Do you truly give God your body? For some people, it would … Continue reading

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Releasing Anxiety

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 One thing the … Continue reading

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Marrying the Right One

“But those who marry will face many troubles in this life,” – 1 Corinthians 7:28 Marriage is a union made by God and is good. What is not good is marrying the wrong person, for as the apostle Paul said, … Continue reading

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Accepting the Invitation

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds” – James 1:2 Did you know the trials in love are actually invitations from the Lord to work together on your healing? Ideally, our humanity … Continue reading

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Internally Strong

“We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves.” – Romans 15:1 During the holidays, emotions run high – especially around family. There are expectations which do not materialize and old … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed with Love, Not Evil

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” – Romans 12:21 When a breakup happens, the first thought that comes to mind probably isn’t how you want to bless the one causing you this pain. Paul encouraged … Continue reading

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Priorities

What is your number one priority in life? Some people who have not found love and marriage would automatically answer finding the right mate is top on the list. Some people love money and possessions and place that on the … Continue reading

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No Restraints in Love

“I thought in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. – Ecclesiastes 2:1 Even Solomon with all the wisdom and wealth he possessed, was … Continue reading

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Thanks For All

“Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Giving thanks when you feel heartbreak and pain does not seem to go together in our … Continue reading

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Life Working for the Good

“When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other.” – Ecclesiastes 7:14 As a child of God, when you accepted Jesus as your Savior, the events and … Continue reading

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The Words of Our Mouth

“Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” – Proverbs 12:18 Relationships can be fertile ground for miscommunication and disagreements. After all, even the most compatible couples are still two individuals brought together to … Continue reading

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A Time for Everything

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 Do you enjoy being single? Most people I have worked with over the course of my career would say, “Absolutely not! I want … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Suffering

“Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character, and character, hope.” – Romans 5:3-4 When we suffer in love, the first thought that comes to mind usually is not … Continue reading

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Meet Needs, Part 2

In meeting your true needs, it is important to identify the barriers to love. Generally, you will see a particular pattern develop in the type of person you attract for love. When those relationships continue to unwind in the same … Continue reading

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Meeting Needs, Part 1

In love, a person who has not worked through the challenges faced in their formative years will usually be the most attracted to those who bring that same circumstance to the relationship. For instance, if you grew up in a … Continue reading

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