“Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating:” Excerpt from I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Critiques current cultural dating patterns. Dating leads to intimacy but not necessarily commitment. It tends to skip the friendship stage. It often mistakes a physical relationship for love. It isolates a couple from other vital relationships. It distracts young adults from preparing for the future. It can cause discontent with God’s gift of singleness. It creates an artificial environment for evaluating another person’s character.
Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating
Author: Joshua Harris Date: January 01, 1998
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- Letters to the Editor
- Queries & Controversies: Why Are Struggles with Sexual Temptation Stronger at Some Times Than at Others?
- Book Review: How to Help Angry Kids by Louis Paul Priolo
- Book Review: Totally Sufficient by Ed Hindson and Howard Eyrich, Eds.
- Marital Expecations
- Understanding Headship and Submission
- Illustrative Counseling
- A Case for Illustrative Preaching
- The Gods are Anxious: The Delightful Rise of Genetic Polytheism
- Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating
- Christian Communication
- How to Help a Grieving Child
- Believing in Hope: A Meditation on Hope, Expectations and the Nature of Faith
- Exegete the Bible: Exegete the Person: an Interview with John Street
- Intimacy with God