End of Teaser John Fuller: That's Lisa Anderson, reflecting on her own journey as a Christian single and you're gonna be hearing more from her on today's "Focus on the Family: with our host, Focus president and author, Jim Daly.Jim Daly: John, studies show that over 90 percent of singles want to get married. I need to move into where she lives--Jim: But I love the part that—Lisa: --a lot of opportunities.or Miss Right and then they make the move and they may be 30 before that happens. Lisa: Yeah, no, my mom was married 50 years before my dad died and for her, the process of moving into marriage was very natural. And she doesn't understand the culture that I'm in now, where you are building a career or you're having fun and you're traveling across Europe or you're finding yourself or you're picking out of a myriad of choices and it just confuses her. I'm gonna meet some amazingly godly guy who's also super attractive and possibly wealthy.But today we want to talk about that stage of singleness and what's happening, what the culture's doing to you, what you need to be doing to prepare yourself for marriage and thinking about what your call is. Jim: Let's Well, let's start with your journey, because we need to qualify who you are and why you're an expert in this area of singleness. You need to do all these things and become something great. (Laughter)Jim: Any other—Lisa: And it was very—Jim: --qualifications?When someone moons you, they turn off the notifications for your messages because they DGAF about what you have to say right now. (The term refers to the half moon icon that appears when you stick your phone on Do Not Disturb.) You also have to worry about benching. This occurs when somebody’s keeping you on the back burner – or on the bench, more appropriately. It also usually involves one person who’s way more interested than the other one. He’s nice enough, you like hanging out with him, but you’re not into him that way.
The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page.
Heterosexual men are more likely to play the field, and heterosexual women must compete for men’s attention.
Of course, tales of scarce men and sexual permissiveness in ancient Sparta won’t convince everyone, so I began to explore the demographics of modern religion.
Someone can moon you even if they kind of like you and intend on talking to you – or propositioning you – later.
The thing is, you don’t ever really know if it’s happening. This typically occurs between two friends or two people who casually flirt with each other.