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The Single Life: Quit Looking and Start Living!

Love. It's a four-letter word consisting of two consonants and two vowels. It can be a noun or a verb. Merriam-Webster has at least thirteen definitions for the word. And yet we still struggle to understand its full meaning.  

Hollywood wants us to believe love is all about one-night stands, hook-ups, and roaring intimacy. This Valentine's Day alone, three romantic movies will release in theaters. Each film displays these ideals that love is hardly more than an action displayed in the bedroom. 

Then there's the struggle as a Christian single. Our world, even the Bible Belt world, is surrounded by people entering and exiting relationships. You start out in middle school searching for the right person to make you happy. If something doesn't work out, you ditch the "special someone" you were just bragging about and begin searching all over again. Or, maybe you don't date much, if at all. If you're anything like me, you don't care for the casual dating …