In New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating, pastor and bestselling author Andy Stanley provides practical, biblical, uncensored advice to anyone who is dating or thinking about marriage.
" I wanted to apply the brakes and demand a wiser starting point.
If marriage is the end goal for love, sex, and dating—and presumably Stanley would agree that it is—then a helpful launching pad would be to examine the purpose and parameters of this covenant before moving forward.
We literally set our children up for failure when we don’t explain starts out with a chapter titled “The Right Person Myth” that takes on the Hollywood belief that when we find the right person, we will finally be OK. You need to be the kind of person that the kind of person you want will actually want.
Andy Stanley debunks this theory but, more importantly, he expands on it in continuing chapter. This is a life truth that needs to be taught more than it is.
A few days before I started reading this book, one of my oldest girlfriends and I were talking about how our parents talked to us about sex.