But the knowing ones, the Christians who seemed to have all the answers, told her, "You're young, there's plenty of time, and you need to learn patience." So she concentrated on her education without worrying too much about men.
She graduated from college and found a good job, and then she started to look in earnest for the right man.
While that’s true in some contexts, teens still want and need “chunks” of one-on-one time with parents.
Despite the fact that teens are transitioning into more independence and often carry a “I don’t need/want you around” attitude, they are longing for the securing and grounding that comes from consistent quality time.
This “left out” feeling causes a discontentedness inside of me. The struggle against worldly desires is a huge problem for me as a teen girl.
They went to church together, and he could not understand how she could dump him.
He was the quarterback of the football team, voted “best looking” at school and was always the life of the party.
It seemed as though I was the only one in the group who didn’t watch those movies or know anything about those celebrities.
Then and there I wanted to do a quick internet search to catch-up on all the different bands and latest movies.