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*Note: I wrote the following article for my Q&A series in 2015, but due to the amount of questions I received about this topic this year, I felt like it needed to be resurfaced!
You see, out of the hundreds of questions submitted, I started noticing a theme that actually made me sad.
Question after question, I was hearing from women with similar concerns.
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: Christian woman get so bogged down by the concept of men being “leaders” that we fail to recognize that God only calls us into this kind of “leading” relationship within the walls of a loving, respect-filled, and mutually submissive marriage.
As single women, we need to take responsibility for our relationships by making sure to catch ourselves when we start moving into “ambiguous territory”.
What I mean by that statement is that it seems to me that in Christian circles, we have created a culture of single women who automatically defer the responsibility in their relationships to the man: Men should _________________________ (fill in the blank).
But instead of just waiting for the men to do ________________, I think it’s time for us women to step it up and take responsibility for our lives and relationships. Here’s how: START SPENDING TIME WITH BETTER GUYS — BECAUSE THEY’RE OUT THERE!
And second of all, I think by answering all of the above questions in that way, we’re missing something pretty big: DEFERRED RESPONSIBILITY.
That’s the one thing I see in common with all of the above questions.
I’ll be honest, I totally yelled at my computer screen at some point during that article. For some reason, I was pretty sure Scripture encouraged us to wait on God….hey, I could be wrong.
I see an interesting culture of conservative Christian women who believe that they should just wait around, letting the men in their lives “lead the way”, all-the-while passively following along in an ambiguous, awkward, who-knows-what-this-is kind of relationship where they have no idea if the guy is interested in them or just sees them as their “sister in Christ”.
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