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The Single Bride - Fyona's Story

The Single Bride – Fyona’s Story

I’d been single my whole life. I had never been on a date, I’d never been kissed, I’d never held hands, I’d never had anyone show any expression of interest in me what-so-ever. At 28 years of age, I was remarkably single. Of course everyone’s natural solution to my singleness was to try online dating. Fueled by a mix of exasperation and curiosity I signed up so I coul....

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Broken Yet Whole – Angelina’s Story

Broken Yet Whole – Angelina’s Story

In 2015 I got engaged. I was 23 years old and ready to start the next chapter of my life with the man that I loved. I was excited, expectant and filled with anticipation about our life together. 24 hours later it was over. My fiancée broke up with me and walked away from our relationship. My dreams were shattered and I was a mess. My brain was working overtime trying to make s....

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social infertility

Social Infertility – Tania’s Story

There was a couple in our church that were barren. I don’t know the medical reasons for it – I just remember watching their struggle to conceive. I remember how as a church we rallied around them; how we stood with them as they responded to altar call after altar call praying for a miracle. Every time another round of IVF failed, we built them up with our words and prayers ....

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She Is Not Waiting Anymore – Krystle’s Story

I am done with ‘waiting’. If you have been in the Christian circles long enough, grown up in church or been to youth groups, no doubt you have heard that ‘true love waits’. At some point I started asking myself the question ‘what is true love actually waiting for?’ The question stumped me. Why am I waiting around, like I have been told to do so many times? Wait for ....

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Karla – She Is Known

I remember the first nursing shift I worked as a newlywed after returning from my honeymoon. I went to sign the medication log and wasn’t sure which name to use. Should I still use my maiden name or my married name? When does my name officially change, I wondered? My supervisor responded ‘Use your married name, that’s who you are now.’ Yesterday I picked up my n....

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