So what is love? I think you still need to pray and to accept what happens as a gift from God. Doing so will also increase your chances of finding a like-minded individual, so it's a little self-serving but I think God understands. I am not saying that marriage is all work and drudgery. How and where do I meet Orthodox single women?
Last month I shared some thoughts about the next step, dating, and how any romantic relationship is fulfilled when it is centered around God and our being selfless, not selfish.
Dating non-Orthodox Christians
But the thing is how will I know who that mate is if I am not active and doing my part. I know this for certain after a decade together. My suspicion is that radical feminism and the high divorce rate among many people have led to a pessimism between the sexes and this has carried over to dating. NightOwl High Elder Posts: Also by this author. But to be effective in my case I have to have three or four serious sessions per week wherein I sit still and quiet and recite the prayer at least times.