Relationships

Relationships

The One Where I Help You Reconcile the Old and New Me

Jasmine HolmesJul 4, 2017

Since that documentary and my early blogging days, a lot of people aren’t quite sure what to do with me. They have a hard time reconciling the old and new me.

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Relationships, Technology

Why Your Smartphone Is a Direct Threat to Your Friendships

Jasmine HolmesJun 26, 2017

To use our smartphones as a haven from the messiness of face-to-face, three-dimensional friendship is the enemy of authentic intimacy.

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Relationships

Single For a Reason: Eight Lies We Tell Unmarried Women

Jasmine HolmesMay 22, 2017

Imperfect people get married every day. So why are we telling single people that perfection will bring them a spouse?

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Relationships

Our Wedding Rings Give Us Amnesia: On Empathizing with Singles

Jasmine HolmesMay 7, 2017

We were once all too aware of the pressure of being a single, but once married, forget what it was like to feel like a pawn. Our wedding rings give us amnesia.

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Relationships

The Time I Was Called a Feminist: How We Use Labels as Weapons

Jasmine HolmesMay 4, 2017

Using labels like feminist as a weapon in debates is unhelpful. While they keep our lives neat and tidy, they also help us avoid the messiness of progress.

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Relationships

Single Black Women in Evangelical White Space: Eight Things We Wish You Knew

Jasmine HolmesApr 10, 2017

Even as a married woman, I still find myself looking back and wishing that my white friends knew some of the unique struggles I had to face and that I still watch so many of my sisters in Christ face every day.

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Relationships

What Friendship Is Made of

Jasmine HolmesJul 8, 2015

Though my husband was not an automatic best friend, God used our marriage to teach me some lessons about being friendship.

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Relationships

Dolezal and Our Longing to Belong

Jasmine HolmesJun 12, 2015

Like Dolezal, we all long for identity and community — we long to belong.

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Relationships

Five Lies You Should Reject About Your Breakup

Jasmine HolmesMay 1, 2014

This is not an article where I give the secrets to how not to do dating. This is an article written to my sisters who’ve experienced the pain of a breakup.

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Relationships

You Can’t Love Me For Me

Jasmine HolmesFeb 14, 2014

I don’t need someone to love me for “me.” I need them to love me for all that Christ is on my behalf.

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Relationships

What to Do When Men Don’t Pursue: Seven Truths for Single Women

Jasmine HolmesDec 4, 2013

Men need to pursue. Here are seven things women should remember when they’re dealing with a passive man.

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Relationships

Love Before Love Comes: Six Ways Singles Can Love While They Wait

Jasmine HolmesJun 17, 2013

Christians are called to love, not just that special one, but everyone they encounter — enemies and friends. As a single, you can love before love comes.

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