While I am a rather poor excuse for a Christian (I like Christmas Trees) with a one way ticket to hell for some matters involving lusting over a bare thigh (in church no less) for which I refuse to ask forgiveness, I am a rather dyed in the wool monogamist. Later chapters he drags out the sin and purity and starts thumping the Bible, but if you can get around the rhetoric, for the most part the suggestions in this book are good and would apply to non-religious folks as well as the religious. His main tenet is that instead of looking for the right partner become the right partner. That said however I will admit that I think he is right, jumping into sex prematurely blinds one to the relationship flaws.So for the price, I thought I would see what the good pastor has to say. Sex is a powerful binding element in human relationships, but it does not guarantee longevity in a committed relationship.
Thinking that if you met the 'right person' everything would turn out 'right'? In The New Rules for Love, Sex andamp; Dating, Andy Stanley explores the challenges, assumptions, and land mines associated with dating in the twenty-first century. Thinking that if you met the 'right person' everything would turn out 'right'? In The New Rules for Love, Sex andamp; Dating, Andy Stanley explores the challenges, assumptions, and land mines associated with dating in the twenty-first century.He states the way to resolve your relationship issues is with a clear head before you get involved with sex.I agree, but I don't think waiting until your wedding night is a good maneuver for determining your sexual compatibility.As we all are aware, sex is leveraged to sell just about everything.Actually the promise of no strings-attached sex with a way above-average-looking person is used to sell just about everything.When sexuality and chemistry and passion dies – because they are no good at relationships.As Stanley reiterates, God did not design marriage to fix people’s flaws.While the material in the discussion guide is intended for use with the video, some of the discussion questions will also reflect content used in the book.The four video sessions VIDEO CLIPS HERE covering the themes of the book: Overview1 The Right Person Myth2 Gentleman's Club3 Designer Sex4 If I Were You This book is also meant for married couples as well as singles and even for those, like myself not dating but may have grown single children or grandchildren, or for use in the leadership of young adults.'If you don't want a marriage like the majority of marriages, then stop dating like the majority of daters!' ---Andy Stanley The Kindle version was cheap, .99 so I bought it out of a curiosity for what the loyal opposition is doing.