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About God, whose love was and is the engine for total forgiveness and joy.About anybody and everybody else, whom God loves and whom Jesus died for and whom didn’t and can’t and won’t deserve it.
Lisa Velthouse is the author of Saving My First Kiss and the 2010 memoir Craving Grace.
Focus on other ways to connect: communication, affection, conflict resolution, time together.
If your relationship moves to marriage, those connecting points will be part of what promotes a great sex life for life.
James and I kept in touch, and soon I was spending weekends at his place in Greenpoint. We were sprawled out on a patch of dusty crabgrass, half-watching a group of hipsters play kickball as we covertly sipped beer from paper bags. “I grew up Catholic,” he said.“But being here in the city has made me see things differently.” It was an honest answer, and it was up to me to decide how much it mattered.
My journal from this period reads like a series of wide-eyed Trip Advisor reviews of Brooklyn: “The restaurants have old, dim bulbs installed We had many similarities, but faith wasn’t one of them. James grew to be the person who understood I needed three pillows on my side of the bed.