At Grit and Grace Life, we receive a ton of questions from women who are at a crossroads: They’re in a relationship with a man who didn’t propose, or seems to be dragging his feet when it comes to getting engaged or married. Because another holiday season and Valentine’s Day has passed and there are some women who didn’t get the proposal they were hoping for, we’ve decided to bring back a classic podcast episode.
Dr. Zoe Shaw joins Darlene Brock and Julie Bender to share her insight and provide some guidance for women who are wondering if it’s time to walk away from their relationships. Dr. Zoe identifies six ways to determine if your man is really interested in the long term; signs that indicate marriage is no longer on his mind (if you’re a forever fiance); and how to emotionally remove yourself enough to view the relationship with honesty and clarity.
It’s not an easy place to be, but we hope this episode encourages you to see your relationship for what it is and make the best decision for your grit and grace life.
Dr. Zoe Shaw is a passionate practitioner in the field of Clinical Psychology. She is licensed as a psychotherapist and divides her time between her family life, clinical practice, virtual life, and relationship coaching, speaking, writing and hosting her podcast.
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Quote of the episode:
“Sometimes a guy will tell you, ‘I’m not interested in marriage.’ You gotta believe them when they say it.” —Dr. Zoe Shaw
—Listen to episode 123, “How to Embrace Love in Every Season with Debra Fileta”