After my last post I needed something lighter to write about.Here comes my first public book review: Boundaries in Dating, by Cloud and Townsend.You experience wholeness, higher self-esteem, avoid dangerous or deadly diseases, and you ultimately value your body. Not only is not everyone doing it, and not only is it not possible to get pregnant, and not only will it bring us closer together, but they’ve got great responses to all of those lies.Celebrate purity, don’t be home alone, don’t date anyone who is a lot older, watch how you dress, and stay away from porn.Third, and most honestly, I just like books that go deeper, and practical dating books are not in that category.However, we started using this book for our high school curriculum, crafting and writing material around the basic framework and commandments, and I’ve been thankful for the resource.
And, as a single guy in his mid-thirties, I could certainly use the advice.
COMMANDMENT #8: Thou Shalt Not Ignore Warning Signs.
Perhaps one of the most important chapters in the book.
Gary Smalley – Author of Making Love Last Forever “Boundaries in Dating explains why dating relationships go bad, how to identify the warning signs, and when to confront a dating partner.
Thomas Nelson, 2008) A very practical read, obviously, and one that I actually recommend. I personally have hesitations with recommending books like this for a couple reasons (all of which are exhibited in this book).