Lisa Cotter

Lisa Cotter is a Catholic speaker and author on the topics of relationships, femininity, and living life with excellence. Since 2007 she and her husband, Kevin, have served FOCUS (the Fellowship of Catholic University Students) as a family and together they are the co-authors of Dating Detox and co-hosts of the How-to Catholic Podcast. She is the founder of Made to Magnify, an apostolate that’s mission is to help people fight to be saints - because it’s worth it.

50 Corporal Works of Mercy Ideas for Your Summer Bucket List

Finals are over, your bags are unpacked (maybe), and you are on summer break! Whether your summer is filled to the brim with work, activities, and trips or if...

What I Wish College Students Knew about Marriage

Let’s just jump right in here. Three things I wish college students knew about marriage... 1. There Is No Such Things As “The One” Ouch. I know you’ve written me off...

What I Wish College Students Knew About Motherhood

I’ll never forget the day my boyfriend in college told me a story about a mother who loved folding laundry. I can’t remember what prompted his sharing, but I...

30 Ways to Win a Catholic Girl’s Heart

1. Tell her you’ve been praying to St. Anthony to find her. 2. Ask her to join you for donuts after Sunday Mass. 3. Brag about how good you are at...

Ask Lisa: How Do I Avoid Emotionally Using Someone?

Q: I get that if you're in a relationship with someone and you're being physically chaste, you could still be struggling with use emotionally, but how do we avoid...

Ask Lisa: What does Virtue have to do with Dating?

Question: You talk a lot about virtue in your articles on dating. What does it look like or can you give examples of it on a practical level? Slingshots Remember the...