They will produce godly character in you and others will eat your relationship fruit. I like the sound of talking about people where their struggles are just a part of them, but not defined by it.
They will be a guide to help you find this person, even if your current boyfriend or girlfriend doesn’t turn out to be “the one”. Blanket statements like this that use one adjective to describe another person bother me. Most of us, can be quite happy one day and down the next. For me, I look for someone who is moving toward being like Christ, instead of creating the impossible expectation to find someone who has already “arrived”.
For those of you who don’t know, I am very passionate about relationships.This person would inadvertently cross your boundary by leaving socks on the bedroom floor which is a “no-no” to you.But because values change in duration and intensity over time, the spotless house you once valued might take a back seat after having two or three children. On a side note, I think its helpful to point out the obvious fact that just because we value something or find it “worthy”, doesn’t mean God does.A book about dating is not personal, and written to the masses, filled with mainly general truths we must translate to our own unique situations.When I think about this approach, and it only being ten bucks on Amazon, I feel better about buying it. Summary The premise, which is the same as in other Cloud and Townsend books, is that of proper boundaries. I don’t remember them ever actually providing the definition of a boundary, but I deduced it through many of their practical examples.Or, people would think the book was really just filled with coupons and tips to save money while dating.