Will You Find True Love If You Kiss Dating Goodbye?Joshua Harris builds on his highly popular conference series and bestselling book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, to give young adults God's direction as they seek a lifetime love.Harris's book struck a chord with an entire generation of young believers.The book far exceeded the sales expectations of Multnomah, its publisher, and has spawned an entire genre of works on how to do relationships in a "Christian way." Recent titles include Dating and Waiting ...However, a decent number adhered to his advice, saving dating, pursuing, even kissing until after they had found “the one” they were sure would make good marriage material.However, a lot of reports have surfaced in recent years of young people who felt stifled and impaired by the advice given in the book.
that's part of the problem with my book.” The Washington Post followed up with a similar article in which a writer shares her story: I am a purity-culture success story: I am a heterosexual woman, a virgin until marriage, now with two small children and a husband I deeply love. This post received over 1,200 comments in less than a week. If I were to be honest, there were even a handful of men who helped me work through a lot of these topics. Just because we are ridding ourselves of the anxiety of waiting doesn’t mean that we give up all forms of God-honoring waiting for certain aspects of marriage.If we get it wrong then our whole life will be wrong.In these four thought-provoking sessions of this youth Bible study, students share the honest doubts and struggles they have about their own faith.My blog pages elaborate on this and asks if “kissing dating goodbye” is appropriate for all ages.Temporarily “kissing dating goodbye” which could also be called postponing dating might be appropriate especially for younger teenagers.