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The Risks of Giving Into Temptation

The Risks of Giving Into Temptation

We want to pay attention to the more noticeable boundaries where the exceptions are more clearly defined. We also need to pay attention to the other boundaries too because they can kill you—or your hopes and dreams—too, just slower

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Choosing Wisely | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Choosing Wisely

The first question was: How will you make decisions? This first decision was foundational to our relationship—because all our future decisions would rest upon that decision

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A Lost Art | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

A Lost Art

What happened to the lost art of real, genuine brothers in the Body Of Christ? What happened to men who would look after their sisters-in-the-Lord

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A Relationship with a View | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

A Relationship with a View

“I would like us to get to know each other, become friends first, with a view towards marriage.” When Reggie approached me, he immediately let me know his intentions—short-term (to get to know each other as friends) and long-term (marriage)

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Believe Them, The First Time | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Believe Them, The First Time

My grief taught me that the opinions of friends are nice, but what I think about this person is significant. So, when I see behavior that I do not feel comfortable with, I take pause

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What Do You Believe? | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

What Do You Believe?

All too many times, we go by what others say and even by what we see take place with others. This is true even in relationships. And this belief goes both ways

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Where Do You Stand? | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Where Do You Stand?

As you progress through your life, whether alone or together, we hope that you have a clear understanding of where you are every step of your journey

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What I Really Want | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

What I Really Want

“May my next boyfriend love me to distraction.” That was a prayer of mine many, many years ago. Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it

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Gifts | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Gifts

The work to get a gift from God does not compare to what you get in return from the gift! I believe God has a gift out there for you—it may just take a change in perspective for you to get it

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Overcoming Trust Issues | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Overcoming Trust Issues

So, I took that step into the unknown trusting God to show me the way. Trusting God that I could one day have a happy, healthy relationship and today I do. And you can too

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Freeing Yourself from Past Pain | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Freeing Yourself from Past Pain

I hope that you will identify what triggers your pain, and with God’s help, release it. So, you can be free. Yes, it may hurt and it will require work, but I am living proof that it gets better—a better life with better relationships

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Tender Spots | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Tender Spots

Tender spots are sensitive issues in our lives, like wounds, fears, or other vulnerabilities. Tender spots are not weapons that we use against each other. Tender spots are opportunities to protect and support each other

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Taking the Initiative | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Taking the Initiative

“Start out the way you want to end up.” This is a wonderful piece of advice that my mother gave me on relationships. It is also the first thing that comes to mind when women ask me who should make the first move in romantic relationships

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From Reginald Sanders | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

From Reginald Sanders

The devil is about to find out that you are stronger than he thinks, and that any man that steps towards you will have to step correct and godly. God will send godly people to be of help and assistance to you. God will take wonderful care of you

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Miscarriage & Mother’s Day | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Miscarriage & Mother’s Day

Not every woman feels like celebrating or her joy is bittersweet. For many women who have experienced a miscarriage, Mother’s Day is a painful reminder of our losses—and most women suffer in silence

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Mary Jane It Up | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Mary Jane It Up

Referring to the main character of the BET series Being Mary Jane played by Gabrielle Union. Union’s character places yellow sticky notes all over her house, with positive affirmations and quotes that she reads every morning before going to work

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Are You Ready? Part III | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Are You Ready? Part III

As your emotional health improves, so will your life by making you a happier, healthier, more positive person—positive people are more likely to attract other positive people and things in their lives

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Are You Ready? Part II | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Are You Ready? Part II

I encourage you to make improving your relationship skills, and ultimately, your relationships, an ongoing part of your self-improvement process whether you are waiting for a blessing or not

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Are You Ready? Part I | Dawn Mann Sanders | Christian Author and Motivational Speaker | Biblical Relationship Advice

Are You Ready? Part I

Whatever my next blessing is, I want to be ready to receive it. Rather than focusing on what you are missing, focus on what you can do to prepare for your blessing when it arrives, be patient in waiting and avoid distractions

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