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For anyone who is dating or thinking about marriage, pastor and bestselling author Andy Stanley shares practical, uncensored wisdom on avoiding mistakes in the present to help you avoid regrets in the future.
Single? Looking for the “right person”? Convinced that if you met the “right person” everything would turn out “right?” Think again.
In The New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating, Andy Stanley explores the challenges, assumptions, and pitfalls associated with dating in the twenty-first century. This guide takes a fresh approach to dating and love in the modern era by turning the search for “the one” back onto the searcher, challenging you to ask yourself tough questions like:
Am I the person that the person I’m looking for is looking for?Are the Bible’s teachings about women relevant today?If sex is only physical, why is the pain of sexual sin so deep?
As you dig deep into Stanley’s answers, you’ll be equipped and empowered to step up and set a new standard for this generation by uncovering the things that create trouble in dating relationships and creating better habits now that will pay off later as you dive into married life.
Praise for The New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating:
“No one speaks more powerfully and practically into the issues of dating and marriage in the twenty-first century than Andy Stanley. The New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating is an exceptional resource for anyone seeking to navigate challenging relationship waters and survive in a culture that’s confused and complex. Straightforward. Graceful. Truthful. Needed.” –Louie Giglio, Passion City Church, Passion Conferences
“Andy’s new rules for love, sex, and dating are so wise, so compelling, so clear that I want every single friend I have to read this book, and I want to save a couple copies for my boys, so they can read it in a decade or so.” –Shauna Niequist, author of I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet
“Having experienced more than my fair share of destructive, harmful dating relationships, I can authoritatively say that Andy’s views on the matter are clear and convicting. Andy so beautifully conveys the message of the unfathomable grace of God, leaving you free to turn a leaf and begin a new dating chapter, making better decisions and living with fewer regrets.” —Maggie Bridges, Miss Georgia 2014
From the Publisher
A Note from the Author
In most contexts, information is power. The arena of love, sex, and dating is no exception. If you’ve never been married, you get to get it right the first time. If you are single again, perhaps this book will empower you to keep the painful aspects of your history from repeating themselves.
I’ve met with many struggling married couples who would describe themselves as having “marriage problems.” But in all my years I’ve never talked to a married couple that actually had a marriage problem. What I’ve discovered is that people with problems get married and their problems collide.
Marriage problems are easy. They rarely require counseling. But when the premarriage past surfaces in a marriage, that’s another story.
That dynamic is one of the primary reasons I wrote this book. There’s enough unavoidable pain in life. I want to help you avoid the avoidable pain. Namely, pain you will experience later because of decisions you are making right now.
“An exceptional resource for anyone seeking to navigate challenging relationship waters and survive in a culture that’s confused and complex.”
—Louie Giglio, Passion City Church, Passion Conferences
“Andy’s new rules for love, sex, and dating are so wise, so compelling, so clear that I want every single friend I have to read this book.”
—Shauna Niequist, New York Times bestselling author of I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet
“I see the things this book warns against every day in the dating relationships around me. Every line is tweet-able!”
—John Luke Robertson, actor, Duck Dynasty
Publisher : Zondervan (January 6, 2015)
Language : English
Paperback : 208 pages
ISBN-10 : 0310342198
ISBN-13 : 978-0310342199
Item Weight : 6.1 ounces
Dimensions : 5.4 x 0.5 x 7.5 inches