Stop Settling For Placeholder Relationships by Kenny Pugh

Stop Settling For Placeholder Relationships by Kenny Pugh

I wanted to share some food for thought today.

The term placeholder relationships is fairly new to me. However, it’s certainly not a new thing.

How long should you hang on to a relationship that isn’t going anywhere? I truly believe in dating with purpose. But what if the one you’re investing time in, wants a play date and not a soul mate?

On this journey of singleness many find themselves in and out of relationships. It’s crucial to know when to let go and how to hear the voice of God.

Our church small group for singles has adopted Kenny Pugh’s book, “Can You Do It Standing Up? – A Different Position on Relationships” for our featured book read this quarter.

I’ve enjoyed this text so much that I decided to follow Mr. Pugh on some of his social networks. In doing so I found this video sharing his thoughts and words of wisdom regarding placeholder relationships.

Listen in and let me know your thoughts!

Our small group meets every 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:30 PM. If you’re in the Cincinnati area stop in and fellowship with us!

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3590 Alaska Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45237

Can You Do It Standing Up? A Different Position on Relationships: Insight To Help You Make Better Relationship Decisions

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2 thoughts on “Stop Settling For Placeholder Relationships by Kenny Pugh

  1. I think most women don’t know where to look for a relationship and that’s why they end up in these placeholder relationships. “Singles” are supposed to go to bars or clubs to look for other “singles,” right? But why would you assume that to be the best place? Sure most of the people there will be single, but it’s a lot of weeding to find the person who might something in common with you—some shared values.

    Why not try looking for people who are interested in the things you are interested in? What hobbies do you enjoy that have a local club? Surely there’s some people there who are single. Maybe not as many as a nightclub, but you’re more likely to have something in common with these people than the random Joe at a bar.

    I’m glad Kenny is shining some light on this issue.

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