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.
But in a conversation early on in our relationship, Joseph did something I will forever be thankful for. Although I knew we needed boundaries in our relationship, I was also a little worried. But the boundaries in Joseph and I’s relationship weren’t rules that we put into place to take all the fun and excitement out of our romance.
Instead, the boundaries we established kept both of us from getting hurt in our relationship.
Even if you’re doing well, the insights you’ll gain from this much-needed book can help you fine-tune or even completely readjust important areas of your dating life.
But these good, God-honoring desires have been, by and large, unfulfilled. At times, I’ve felt overlooked and like I was missing out on all the fun of dating.
Rules for Romance That Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. 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.
Despite over a decade of prayer, a proper attitude toward the commitment and responsibility of marriage, and realistic expectations, it just hasn’t happened. But, at the same time, in this long season of singleness, I’ve had a lot of time to think and pray about these things.
I’ve wrestled with what I believe about dating, its purpose, and whether or not it’s good for me to date (with proper boundaries, of course!