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7 more free date ideas to explore - Christian Connection dating advice

7 more free date ideas to explore

Wanting to make good first (or second or third) impression when you meet for a date is an understandable goal. Sometimes your budget makes that tricky. If your wallet needs a rest, it doesn’t mean you can’t have an enjoyable date that’s memorable for all the right reasons. If you’re prepared to be creative, here are more free date ideas you can explore together. Some will even add to your skills as you go!

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7 more cheap date ideas to help you get creative - Christian Connection dating advice

7 more cheap date ideas to help you get creative

In the early stages of dating, it’s natural to want every time you meet to be special. Thankfully, special doesn’t have to mean expensive. Often what’s needed instead is some imagination and a little creativity. As a relationship develops, it’s good to add some variety into your quality time, too, and introducing more cheap date ideas can help keep things fun and interesting. Rather than worry about breaking the bank, look at how you can bond without exceeding your dating budget.

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7 fun, free date ideas to try - Christian Connection dating advice

7 fun, free date ideas to try

Getting to know someone is an investment. Spending time is a given, as you swap stories and ask questions, and it is rewarding to see the connection grow. Often it can seem spending money to meet up is a necessity too – but it doesn’t have to be. There are lots of fun things to do that don’t cost a thing. Finding enjoyable free date ideas can add creativity to your time together without a bill at the end.

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7 cheap date ideas to make great memories - Christian Connection dating advice

7 cheap date ideas to make great memories

Getting to know someone is a time for fun, newness and adventure – but it doesn’t have to be expensive. Rather than feel pressured to spend money that’s needed elsewhere, get creative with some simple and fun cheap date ideas that can help to build your connection and make memories. Whether you’re meeting for the first time or looking for something to spend quality time together, read on to be inspired and get planning.

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“We were so different” – Alex & Jane, our Christian Connection story

“I would not have given Alex a second glance from his profile shot…” When Jane got in touch to let us know she had just celebrated 20 years of marriage to Alex, she was very honest about her first impressions! Now, with three teenaged children and lots of adventures between them, Jane is thankful she followed some friendly advice when she was single: “I would never have considered online dating but a friend convinced me and I am so glad I listened.” Here’s their story…

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6 simple questions to learn about a date’s personal relationships - Christian Connection dating advice

Better Conversations – 6 simple questions to learn about a date’s personal relationships

During the dating process it can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that every meaningful question and conversation about relationships should relate to romantic relationships. In fact, learning how someone interacts with and treats other people in their life can be revealing – and a lot less pressure! Rather than jump in with direct questions about previous relationships and hopes for future romance, why not ask instead about other connections – and of course, be prepared to answer similar questions too!

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How to ask a date about their values - Christian Connection dating advice

Better Conversations – How to ask a date about their values

Once you start to move past the introductions and icebreakers, you’ll want to know someone more deeply – you’ll need to know about their values. Going beyond the superficial, these are the things that determine how someone really lives their life. Rather than ask outright about values, entering into a conversation about real choices and experiences can be revealing and feels more natural. Here are seven questions that help you ask a date about their values.

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5 ways to ask about faith - Christian Connection dating adviceon a date

Better Conversations – 5 ways to ask about faith on a date

Looking for a partner who shares your faith is of key importance for Christian Connection members. But how can the reality of lived faith come out through dating conversation? Being able to repeat the story of how you became a Christian might be helpful, but how can you go deeper into how you experience your faith every day? Here are some conversation starters to help you to ask about and talk about your faith when you’re getting to know someone.

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