views, favourites and winks) in order to get a clear idea of what you're actually looking for – and not just counting on what you say you're looking for, which can be two very different things.Profile validation Our free profile verification service helps us confirm that Members are single, professional and local by checking their various social media IDs on Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook.I was advised in church to pursue friendship and nothing more initially, and if that led to something more, then to have a "talk" with the girl.Unfortunately, every time, maybe just because they don't want to be rude, they end up saying, "I just consider you as a friend." I am very polite and soft-spoken.In fact, as I've written on Boundless before, I think that scenario is preferable to the "close friendship" route.Sure, sometimes a man and woman start out as friends and just naturally develop into dating and beyond.
Not every woman will respond well to this approach.
Be careful not to hold yourself to a secular or media-driven image of what "manhood" or "leadership" means.
The Bible has a lot to say about what makes a good man, leader and husband (see, for a start, Ephesians -33, 1 Peter 3:7, 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1).
I will pray that the Lord will give you wisdom and peace as you pursue godliness and marriage to a godly woman.
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Plenty of Boundless authors (including myself) have written on this so I won't belabor the point here, but as you implied yourself in your question, the right course is to be patient and pursue godly marriage as God's Word defines it (Ephesians -33, 1 Corinthians ).