This website is to assist Bahá’ís and those in relationships or marriages with Bahá’ís to turn to Bahá’í administrative bodies for guidance and help and to apply Bahá’í teachings on relationships and marriage in their lives.
The site also has Marriage Transformation® content which may be helpful.
Or, as Urban Dictionary puts it: ‘A dating technique where along with your main piece you also have several ‘cushions’, other people you’ll chat and flirt with to cushion the potential blow of your main break-up and not leave you alone.’ It’s a bit like relationship insurance – and it’s sh*t for everyone involved, obviously. And until you let go of this negative, self-fulfilling prophecy, you’re going to keep perpetuating that same cycle of desperation, need, and abandonment. If she doesn’t like the way he texts, calls, communicates, kisses, or commits, she can dump him at any time. A confident woman knows she holds all the cards in the relationship.Your knowledge of your own character will help you recognize character strengths (and growth areas! Relationships are going through a process of organic culture change.The Bahá’í teachings encourage friendship, practicing chastity, and focusing on knowing each other's character as aspects of relationships that have marriage as the goal.“Concerning your wish for a marriage partner to enhance your life and service, you are encouraged to trust in God, pursue your purposes with a joyful heart, and identify opportunities, through your own prayerful consideration or through consultation with others, to meet a man to whom you could consider being married.” Guidance from the Universal House of Justice: Letter written by the Universal House of Justice in response to an inquiry from a father about his sons: “As you know, courtship practices differ greatly from one culture to another, and it is not yet known what pattern of courtship will emerge in the future when society has been more influenced by Bahá’í Teachings.It’s much too easy to keep people on backburner, throwing out the occasional flirty message to keep them interested, without actually having to bother meeting up.