romantic relationships

Check out all of YMI’s content pieces tagged under romantic relationships. We hope you’d benefit from the written and visual content we have under this topic: romantic relationships.

Posts

Image of a couple at the park

Single, Dating or Married?

/
Looking to dip in on some relationship tips? Perhaps it’s about navigating dating life, singlehood, or your newly married status. Or perhaps you’d like to recapture the heady days of your marriage—well, good news, we may have the thing for you!

Start Celebrating These Body Flaws Today!

/
The pressure to look good can have a negative impact on how we view ourselves. So, we try to fix every physical flaw to achieve body perfection. We watch our weight, fill our shelves with grooming products, and exercise religiously.

Myths on Relationships

/
Deep down, we all want our relationships to be built on what is true and good. We want relationships to do what they’re meant to–fulfill our need to be complete and whole. Which means that we want God to be in our relationships, because only He, being absolutely complete in Himself, can offer the kind of wholeness we desire.
graphic image of a woman looking at the clock

30+, Single, and Trying Not to Settle

/
Online dating in one’s 30s is not for the faint-hearted. Repeating answers to the same few questions for months on end, labouring to shape an organic conversation out of a vacuum, doing my best not to glance at my watch during tedious first dates . . . required a kind of endurance I hadn’t anticipated.
image of married couple hands with rings making a heart shape

5 Things I Didn't Realise Until I Got Married

/
Yet, as I have learned in the nine short months that I’ve been married, there were things—situations, emotions—that I had imagined differently when I was single. Close friends of mine who were also newlyweds, shared similar sentiments.
image of 3 korean women from k drama love ft marriage and divorce

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce): Squashing the Happily-Ever-After Bubble

/
When I first saw the promotion clip for Netflix’s K-drama, Love (Ft Marriage and Divorce), I knew I had to watch it. Finally, a drama series that deals with the realities of marriage instead of the usual cheesy love narrative that has become the hallmark of most K-dramas. 
Picture of a girl and a guy for article when God did not answer my prayer for a relationship

When God Didn't Answer My Prayer for a Relationship

/
I sat on the couch as tears dripped down my face. I had willed myself not to cry, but I felt as if a small tiny knife had lodged in my heart, and each breath drawn only served to push the metaphorical knife further into my heart. I replayed the text message in my head: “It’s someone I have started seeing, but nothing official at the moment.”

Regardless of your Status, Happy Valentine’s Day!

/
Psst, looking for love? No matter your marital status—single, dating, married, or widowed—you ARE cherished and loved.

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Embarking on a Relationship

/
My years of being single (and not by choice) were difficult for me. From my teenage to young adult years, I was sure something was ‘wrong’ with me, that’s why I was not ‘dateable’. But now that I’ve entered into a romantic relationship for the first time, I’m glad I took time to seriously reflect on these soul-searching questions.