A friend introduced me to this book and all I had to do was read the back cover to be sold.
Unhappy with how her love life is going and still single at age 40, Susan decides to call God to the carpet by taking him to “couple’s therapy.” Susan’s rocky, real, raw, HONEST relationship with God was something I could relate to immediately, as one who has never tiptoed politely around God and has had more than a few wrestling matches with him myself about life and love.
The Language of Love – Gary Smalley & John Trent (Focus on the Family) – In their words: “Explores ’emotional word pictures,’ a time-tested method that enables us to bridge those communication gaps”. Quest for Love: True Stories of Passion & Purity – Elizabeth Elliot (Revell) – In this book, she uses real-life people and experiences.
Choices: Finding God’s Way in Dating, Sex, Singleness & Marriage – Stacy & Paula Rinehart – A good book about dating, sex, singleness and marriage, with study questions at the end of each chapter. God Is a Matchmaker – Derek Prince with Ruth Prince (Chosen) – Real-life examples, preparation for marriage, the role of parents and pastors, divorce and remarriage are all covered.
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Stained glass, string quartet: Everything is perfect.Wildly funny and exceptionally moving, this book had me laughing hysterically one minute and crying just as hysterically the next. (that just might be popping up later on this list), but have you heard of his follow-up book?Does Susan find her Happily Ever After at the end of the book? For anyone who has ever been through a breakup (and who hasn’t? And it comes from a man, so it’s like having a built-in guy friend to be the voice of reason in your post-breakup, driving by the guy’s house, stalking his Facebook page misery.I’ve been reading Christian dating books and analyzing the messages that they send (or fail to send) about rape, sexual assault, and consent.My project is called “You Are Not Your Own: Rape, Sexual Assault, and Consent in Evangelical Christian Dating Books.” Now that I’ve finally finished my research (though I’m currently working on polishing it up a bit so I can submit it to an undergraduate academic journal), I’m announcing a new series on my blog about my findings.I’m naming it “You Are Not Your Own” after the title of my since my paper was nearly 40 pages), I’ll be blogging through the important findings that I came across in my research.