If it doesn't develop, then fine, but if it does, then great! If they are smiling then they told a lame joke so you chuckle mildly. I'm always surprised at how much people say is meaningless. I didn't think that until an hour later, I was like "oops". I feel more courageous now...(I have a hard time speaking up sometimes). Next time I meet him, and can't understand him, I'll say that.

May God continue blessing your ministry in all that you do!

Thank you for understanding the truth of how love should truly be through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Our reasoning is that dating is a prelude to marriage, and no one should date who isn’t ready to begin the search and make the commitment to marriage.

Dating and discernment are important and require the right intentions and approaches, based on individual personalities and holy purpose.

Until you become comfortable with the fact that you are deaf, and start explaining that to other people, you will put them off. Hopefully he'll realize my mistake at the leadership conf, and realize "hey, she's still is interested in me; it wasn't a brush-off." I hope.

If I was trying to have a conversation with someone and they either didn't respond or responded with random answers that indicated they hadn't heard what I'd said, I would assume I was getting the brush-off. I have a hearing problem and the background noise is making it difficult for me to understand you", my response would be "No problem!

" So how do you say "Let's talk later when I can hear you"?