Debra K. Fileta is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in relationship and marital issues. She, her husband, and their two children live in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She is the author of the new book True Love Dates, which challenges young men and women to do dating in a way that is psychologically sound, emotionally healthy, and spiritually grounded. Visit truelovedates.com and follow her on Twitter to get your dating questions answered and to learn more!
I’ve met more than my share of singles who are sitting around, waiting for their soul mate—as though one day, there will be a magical knock on the door and “poof,” their soul mate will be standing on the other side. But I think this philosophy of a “soul mate” has done far more harm than good in our society.