Jessa Duggar’s Happily Ever After

courtship

So Jessa Duggar is officially courting and seeing the headlines on news sites and the links people were sharing made me feel nauseous. Reading the articles where they are portrayed as a young couple making a quaint and cute (albeit different) choice when it comes to romance. And then reading the comments where clueless person [Read More...]

Courtship is not the Answer: My Courtship Story: Part 8

This post is the conclusion of a series. To start at the beginning, click here. You will see many links throughout this post. I encourage you to check them out since they are very informative on the definition of Courtship as well as some of the outcomes of this mindset. Looking back, I like many things about [Read More...]

“I DO” : My Courtship Story: Part 7

This post is part of a series. To start at the beginning click here. We spent most of our time together at our family homes, so we also spent a lot of our time together trying to evade family. Since we were engaged we were allowed to go on short excursions alone to public places. [Read More...]

The Countdown: My Courtship Story: Part 6

This post is part of a series, to start at the beginning click here.  Hunk and I and our parents set the wedding date that same night. He was going to graduate school (3 hours away) that August, and we both knew that we did not want to risk our parents nixing a wedding before next [Read More...]

Will you Marry Me?: My Courtship Story: Part 5

This post is part of a series. To start at the beginning, click here. Photo Credit Two days later, I was allowed to drive over to “Hunk’s” house for the first time (with a sister along) and when I go there we went for a walk around the block alone (his family was a bit [Read More...]

The Singing Again: My Courtship Story: Part 4

This post is part of a series, to start at the beginning, click here. We had a good time talking and getting more comfortable being around each other that first day of our courtship. And best of all we were able to see each other again the very next day at Greek class. It was [Read More...]

New horizons: My Courtship Story: Part 3

This post is part of a series, to start at the beginning, click here. Mid April, my friend the Greek teacher walked up to me at a church event and started talking to me. We chatted about C.S. Lewis and Victor Hugo and suddenly I saw “Hunk” in a different light. He was interesting, he [Read More...]

Waiting and Hoping: My Courtship Story: Part 2

This post is the second in a series, click here to read Part 1. Now that I had given up on being anything but what my parents wanted from me, I began to gain some sort of sense of contentment. I was still afraid that I was going to be a stay at home daughter [Read More...]

Listen for the Singing: My Courtship Story: Part 1

I begged my Mom to let me go to high school when I was 14. She was shocked by my request. How could I fail to appreciate all the time they had invested in homeschooling me, she told me how the school system was filled with evil, and how easy it was for a young girl to [Read More...]