Henry Cloud and John Townsend, clearly noted the confusion which resulted from so many mixed messages floating around churches, college campuses, and other Christian young adult circles. So this book addresses the common missteps in dating due to a lack of appropriate boundaries, as well as establishes the good benefits that result from healthy dating relationships, whether or not these relationships lead to the marriage altar.
Cloud and Townsend also discuss sexual boundaries, conflict, risk, romance, unresolved family problems and their impact on dating relationships, and other essential topics.
After all, the One who designed emotional connections knows best how they are best conducted, in a way that is satisfying for us and glorifying to him. This was a breath of fresh air! Dating is simply different in post-college adulthood, and, overall, the topics addressed in Boundaries in Dating are geared toward adults, not the high school and college demographic. Cloud and Townsend speak to the most common relationship challenges, provide responsible advice, and encourage good parameters that we need for all relationships, romantic or otherwise.
Implementing dating boundaries are, for sure,a step in the right direction.
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See if you have enough points for this item. Want to make your road as smooth as possible? Set and maintain healthy boundaries--boundaries that will help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control. If many of your dating experiences have been difficult, Boundaries in Dating could revolutionize the way you handle relationships.
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