Your attitudes about marriage and the path to marriage are wrong. This perspective is all to the good, but the book overly relies on anecdata and is written from a v Probably a necessary antidote for the generation most damaged by the I Kissed Dating Goodbye evangelical subculture.
Some you’ve inherited, some you’ve simply bought—hook, line, and sinker—and some you’ve made up yourself. Anderson calls out the passivity and confusion that can exist in Christian singles circles, and -- without naming names -- points to the dysfunctional side of how the courtship model can paralyze people into being unable to date healthily in order to just get to know another person.
In her typical humor-filled style, she offers great Biblical insight and encouragement pulled straight from her new book, The Dating Manifesto.For many young adults a few generations ago, the path to marriage was as straight as Cupid's arrow: Guy meets girl, guy and girl date exclusively, guy and girl get married.However, many of today's young adults are taking a much more roundabout path down the aisle — if they even make the trip at all — and there's something wrong with that, says the new straight-talking guide on relationships, In her debut title released in August, Lisa Anderson, director of young adults for Focus on the Family and host of the national radio program "The Boundless Show," debunks popular notions like "not settling" and waiting for "The One," as well as the fantasies portrayed in Hollywood — all of which she says have blurred the path to marriage for many young adults.But it's not too late; you can break the cycle of datingdysfunction and learn to honor marriage, marry well, and live intentionally while you wait. "The Dating Manifesto" is neither a cheesy formula for finding a spouse nor a feel-good book about how the person for you is out there if you only believe.7 Days Still single, even though you'd rather be married?She"A few generations ago, marriage was so normative," Anderson told The Christian Post.