Nina is a writer, blogger, and marketing maven running her own business. She is a regular contributor to Sapling.com and her work can also often be found on HelloGiggles along with Where Traveler. She lives and dreams in Chicago but has also called SF and Italy home. Find her on Twitter getting really passionate about faith and feminism @nbwearsflowers.
A man who loves Jesus, believes in waiting for sex, and cares about intersectional feminism? That’s hard to find in Evangelicalism (although admittedly easier in an urban environment). And to find a guy who cares about intersectional feminism and also prioritizes faith? That’s not a snap either.
I was so busy making sure that I had a handle on my pain that I didn’t have any extra energy to even consider dating. Pain has a way of narrowing one’s focus, and I was focused on how to handle and decrease my pain — not dating, not even looking.