He was nice to her, and it turns out that there's a law that if a man died, his relative should marry the widow and take care of her.So, Boaz happened to be a relative of her first husband.
The initial example should come from a father/daughter relationship.
Churches try to address this problem through special retreats and sermons aimed at singles.
You might hear your pastor or small group leader advise single women to “Be like Ruth and wait for your Boaz to ask you out! ” I would submit to you that where singles are discontent in churches, one possible remedy is egalitarianism.
I receive many emails and I am frequently asked these three questions: How did you know Carl was the one? So my compass for being in a healthy relationship was way off and I was actually not attracted to anything that was healthy.
So I wanted to share some of my own personal experience along with a great Biblical based article I found about how to find your Boaz. I grew up with dysfunctional relationships all around me and never saw what a healthy one looked like.