What’s truly odd is that, in this digital dating age, most sites and apps allow you to either select an option of whether or not you drink or don’t or a lot space for you to state the things about you that people should know. The smart thing to do if you’re sober is to select the option that states you do not drink at all.
That way you’ll probably only be contacted by people looking for other people that don’t drink. Probably, but at least the searches you do appear in will be of people with whom you are more compatible.
If you, too, would prefer to meet someone who shares your faith, it's perfectly normal if you're finding it difficult to get in touch with new Christian singles.
“I thought I should fight the perception that you must drink to have fun, but eventually you get tired of having that conversation.” And even though her husband drinks, he doesn’t think you need alcohol to have a good time.
The pair met at work on a film set, and he asked her out for drinks.
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Before she got married, Lisa Steffey, a visual-effects artist from Prospect-Lefferts Gardens who doesn’t imbibe, used to fill a wine glass with vino, occasionally lifting it as though she were going to take a sip.
“Before that, when people asked why I wasn’t drinking, I was very forthright about it,” says Steffey, 37.Unfortunately the odds aren't in your favour; the census of 2011 found that 61% of Australians identify as Christian, but that only 1 in 7 of these actually attended Church on a monthly basis.When you do the maths, what this really means is that the ‘pool’ of potential partners for christian singles in Australians is just 8% of the population - it's no wonder it's so hard to find a match!When someone suggests getting drinks, say something like, “Oh, getting drinks is so overdone, let’s do something different,” and then I come up with a unique thing to do.You can go bowling, see a comedy show or play mini golf.Natural Friends was created in 1985 as the UK's first 'green' dating and friendship service.