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  • Don’t Forget Widows & Widowers

    Single Catholics are a widely varied crowd. We span across a wide range of ages and relationship statuses. One group of members that often gets overlooked are our widows and widowers. These members are a unique and special group. Having sustained a loss of the most painful type, they are strong...

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  • Easy Annulments?

    There is much discussion on this site about the ease of getting an Annulment in today’s Church and how this somehow shows that our Church is pro-divorce.  I honestly don’t believe that is a fair assessment of the state of our Church or the divorced/annulled people on this site...

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  • 3-Hour Drive for First Date was Worth It

    When Gina, 24, joined CatholicMatch in January of 2013, she set her distance parameters to a 20-mile radius. She figured that with so many Catholics living in Cleveland, Ohio, she should be able to meet someone nearby.   Luckily, Brian, 28, had his parameters set to a statewide search....

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  • A Personal Invite for Single Catholics from Mary Beth Bonacci

    Single Catholics can sometimes feel as though they are alone in their single state. Some feel there are not many opportunities to get out and meet people with similar values. Well I am here to personally invite you to get out and meet single Catholics just like you. I...

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  • How Do I Remain Chaste Without Feeling Like a Loser?

    Feeling like a loser for being chaste? Yes, very much so, if you know anything about attending a modern university. I feel like I get this pounded into me very often…They all seem to be having a great time… I am a divorced woman considered a senior citizen. How...

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  • What Should I Talk About On a First Date?

    How many times have we been on a date and leave feeling like we don’t actually know the other person at all? Sometimes I feel that I’ve monopolized the conversation and other times, my date hasn’t appeared even remotely interested in what I have to say. Have you ever...

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  • Making a Long-Distance Relationship Work

    “If I was going to do this, I was going all-in.” That’s how 25-year-old Ali described her mindset when she joined CatholicMatch. This determination shouldn’t be mistaken for a fervent conviction that online dating was the path to finding her future spouse—she was skeptical, though not dismissive of the...

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  • 3 Joys of Summer that Teach Me About Love

    Well, it’s summer and that means it’s time to relax and dream of any summer plans we have coming up: sunny days at the beach, concerts, or vacations. But who would guess the joys of summer could also be a mirror reflecting the greatest joy that God made us for: love. Let’s look at...

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  • Encouraging Our Teens Toward God

    At the end of April, my youngest daughter, who is 17, came to me and asked me to let her go on a retreat. I hastened to encourage her—thinking this was a fabulous idea. It was only then that she told me the retreat was actually in St. Louis,...

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  • Anxious Meeting in Person After Meeting Online

    Nerves were a flutter on the day of Nick’s first date with Michelle. The 30-year-old businessman from Spokane, Washington, was trying his best to contain his high expectations. Even though he and Michelle, a 27-year-old Catholic school teacher from Redwood City, California, had hit it off on the phone...

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