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Dating and the Single Parent 4. Trustworthy Stepfamily Expert Offers Single Parents a Guide to Dating Single parents who are dating or want to begin a dating relationship wonder, How will dating affect my children and my parenting? They probably have figured out that "dating in a crowd" is complicated. Now they're looking for help.
Ron Deal, who has counseled single parents and remarried couples for many Trustworthy Stepfamily Expert Offers Single Parents a Guide Dating and the single parent paperback exchange Dating Single parents who are dating or want to begin a dating relationship wonder, How will dating affect my children and my parenting?
Ron Deal, who has counseled single parents and remarried couples for many years, helps single parents--as well as those who date them--navigate the potential pitfalls involved. He gives perspective on when a relationship may be harmful to the children as well as how it can be a blessing to all.
Always at the forefront is the goal of strengthening families. Includes questions for individual or group study. Paperbackpages.
Published October 1st by Bethany House Publishers. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Dating and the Single Parentplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Dating and the Single Parent. Lists with This Book. Dec 23, Anna Totty rated it it was ok. The book seems to give some good advice, however, I really hated
Dating and the single parent paperback exchange way the author mentions his other books, online questionnaires, seminars, etc constantly.
I felt like I was reading an infomercial script. A little bit of advice May 03, Stacie Wyatt rated it it was amazing. I received this book, in exchange for review from Bethany House. I read Dating and the Single Parent within the last week and I truly enjoyed this book. I chose this book because one day I want to date, but I need to date the right way, versus may way. I also have two special kids, which adds additional challenges to dating.
The first section, which stood out was Appendix 2, the sample purity pledge. I am c I received this book, in exchange for review from Bethany House. I am currently celibate. The book listed activities for dating couples to engage in, such as light kissing and hugging, without being sexual or "Dating and the single parent paperback exchange" in to temptation. The book also discussed how couples should get a mentor to talk to, if they are tempted. Finally, the section provided bible verses, which related to sexual purity.
Next, I enjoyed the first three chapters, which discussed dating with kids and dating readiness. The book states that individuals need to have a purpose in dating. The purpose need to have God put first. The book also discussed how people are selfish in dating.
Some people date to find a wo man for them, companionship for them; love for them, but neglect to think about how the wo man will affect their kids. How this person influence the kids? If a man is willing to date me and my two kids, I should consider how he will affect me, as well as them.
His influence can affect their lives for eternity, which is why the couples should share similar spiritual beliefs p. People also need to determine if they are truly ready to date.
Individuals need to look at past dating patterns. Have you matured and learned from those relationships OR are you still stuck doing the same thing p. Do you trust God the same, more, or less during relationships?
Do you put God to the side when dating? Do your mate believe in God? Can you trust the person? How does he treat the kids?
How do the kids treat him? All of these questions need to be answered when pursuing a Christian-Godly-based relationship. Other things which stood out in the book: Not rushing dating or marriage.
Take your time to get to know the person. Stay true to your purpose. Get to know them on a mental, instead of a physical level. Trust in God to manage the relationship. In many cases, the kids and the significant other will compete for attention.