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When I was asked to review Boundaries in Dating by Henry Cloud and John Townsend, I jumped at the opportunity, hoping to be both townsene and affirmed. I did learn some things. I was challenged on certain topics. But, to be honest, I also struggled boundsries connect at times. I cried boundaries in dating townsend few tears. I even wanted to throw the book out the window at one point, townsed hunkered down and kept on reading.
This was a tough assignment! Dating is a topic which I have a whole lot of head knowledge, but no real practical experience. But these good, God-honoring desires have been, by and large, unfulfilled. Christian dating has become so complicated! While traveling the country, speaking to singles about dating, the authors, psychologists Drs. 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.
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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 boundaries in dating townsend 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. Lindsay Blackburn is an ordinary Montana girl who loves life and its many wild and crazy adventures. Follow Lindsay on Twitter ellesbee. Lindsay, thanks for blogging as a single Christian woman.
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