True You Episode 6: How to Handle the Loneliness of Being Single

Does it seem like everyone else around you has a boyfriend? The truth is, only nineteen percent of teenagers are in a dating relationship, so the feeling that you’re the only one who isn’t, it’s not telling you the truth. But it’s probably making you lonely, isn’t it?

On today’s episode of True You, we’re talking about the loneliness we sometimes face in our singleness. While it’s definitely a hard emotion to navigate, it’s important to be real and honest with ourselves and God about how we’re feeling. We’ll check out one girl’s story of how she learned to be content and even joyful in her singleness. Check out today’s segment:

If you’ve been finding it hard to enjoy your singleness, here are a few Scriptures that could help you in your freedom journey.

We’d love to hear from you! Send us your freedom story—that’s what we call it when God sets you free through His Truth found in the Bible. Post your one-minute video on social media and tag @liesyoungwomenbelieve or upload it here, and it could be selected to be featured on a future episode of True You.

Join Dannah Gresh, Staci Rudolph, and Alena Pitts for an upcoming online teen Bible study based on Lies Young Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free. Register today at

About Author

Dannah Gresh is completely in love with her chocolate labradoodle, Stormie. (But just for the record, she doesn't like dog kisses.) She's been married to Bob for over twenty years and loves that he brings her "freshly sharpened bouquets of pencils." She's the mom to Lexi, Autumn, and Rob. Oh, and she co-wrote Lies Young Women Believe with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth!

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