Can I ask God for a girlfriend?

Q: Is it OK to ask God for something you really, really want … like a boyfriend or girlfriend?

A: I remember when I really, really wanted a girlfriend. I’d tried asking girls out, presenting myself better, even ignoring the whole thing by telling myself, “Oh, the right person will just find me.” And yet here I was, still single.

A friend suggested I pray. Now, I was raised with a love for Christian Science, and I’d had healings and found answers by praying about things in the past. In fact, I’d come to expect help whenever I turned to God, because God is divine Love, and the nature of Love is to lovingly protect, guide, and care for all of us.

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