A Statement on We Kissed Dating Goodbye. Couple of years ago we started an ongoing process of re-evaluating the book.

A Statement on We Kissed Dating Goodbye. Couple of years ago we started an ongoing process of re-evaluating the book.

For several years individuals have expected I kissed Dating Goodbye whether I still agree with my book. Some readers have told me the book harmed them in addition to this question.

This included inviting individuals to share their tales beside me to my site, individual telephone calls with visitors, an in-depth research of problems surrounding my guide overseen by certainly one of my graduate school teachers, last but not least, developing a documentary film that captured the conversations with people who have been reshaping my reasoning.

For me personally, it is been essential for this process of reevaluation to activate other folks as well as other sounds.

it’s been drawn away because we think my reevaluation should be commensurate to the public reach of my book because I did not want to be superficial in my response, and I have made it public.

While we uphold my book’s call to sincerely love other people, my reasoning changed considerably into the past 20 years. I not any longer agree featuring its idea that is central that must be avoided. We now think dating is a part that is healthy of person developing relationally and learning the characteristics that matter many in someone. I will suggest publications like Boundaries in Dating by Dr. Henry Cloud and True Love Dates by Debra Fileta, which encourage healthier dating.

There are more weaknesses too: in order to set a higher standard, the guide emphasized techniques ( not dating, maybe not kissing before marriage) and concepts (offering your heart away) which are not in the Bible. Continue reading “A Statement on We Kissed Dating Goodbye. Couple of years ago we started an ongoing process of re-evaluating the book.”