Boundaries in dating cloud and townsend
by Henry Cloud and John Townsend, I jumped at the opportunity, hoping to be both challenged and affirmed. And I finished the book with confirmation that I’m on the right track.
After all, I’m always game to glean additional information about healthy dating relationships for my future. But, to be honest, I also struggled to connect at times. I even wanted to throw the book out the window at one point, but hunkered down and kept on reading. Here’s the deal: Dating is a topic on which I have a whole lot of head knowledge, but no real practical experience.
Learn how to think, solve problems, enjoy the benefits of dating to the hilt, and increase your ability to find and commit to a marriage partner.
Boundaries in Dating reveals the path to developing self-control, freedom, and intimacy in the dating process.
This book can make your dating journey easy smooth and simple, if you are facing issues in your dating life then do read this book.
It can revolutionize the way you handle your relationship, and if your relationship is going well then too read this book, because it can strengthen your relationship and also help you to have a strong healthy relationship forever.
Cloud started his talk by asking them a question “WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A PERSON TO DATE SERIOUSLY OR MARRY.?
He got some of the responses to his question and those responses were: Listening to all this author said wow it’s a great list, but further he added, that in all the years that he had done marriage counseling, he still hasn’t met a couple who want to end their relationship because one was not witty enough, or did not read bible as much as the other wished, or was not a leader in their field.
As one friend of mine said about picking her mate: “He was someone I knew I could grow old with. And he made me laugh.” She also shared deep spiritual values and other commonalties with him as well, as she would with any other friend. The best boundary that you can have in your dating life is to begin every relationship with an eye toward friendship. Keep your boundaries, physically, emotionally, and otherwise. Spend time getting to know someone in nonromantic ways.Author says that when this problem occurs people start blaming dating, they start feeling as if dating is not a healthy activity, they should search for alternatives like friendships, author says that dating has its difficulties but it has good things too, it gives opportunities to grow personally and learn how to related to people, for starters, author says that dating has risk That’s why they say No For kids, means kids are not allowed, here kids are not allowed doesn’t mean that teen shouldn’t date or married couple can’t have kids, but here kids are not allowed means you can’t be a kid all the time in a relationship, Maturity is really very important, dating works best between two responsible people, always putting too much of emotional investment can be dangerous hence be responsible and mature.This book discusses the problem couples face while dating and lack of Freedom and Responsibility is the major reason for Dating issues, author says that freedom and responsibility are necessary for deep love and for developing commitment, author says that when two individual allow each other freedom and take ownership of the relationship then it means that they are creating an environment for love to grow and become mature, Freedom and responsibility are the two elements which is needed in every successful and happy relationship, it should be there in every relationship, in marriage, dating, friendship, business, parents and children relationship, family –relative relationship etc. Cloud share his personal experience where he was asked to speak to Christian college group on the topic “HOW TO PICK SOMEONE TO DATE OR MARRY.” Dr.Despite over a decade of prayer, a proper attitude toward the commitment and responsibility of marriage, and realistic expectations, it just hasn’t happened. But, at the same time, in this long season of singleness, I’ve had a lot of time to think and pray about these things.I’ve wrestled with what I believe about dating, its purpose, and whether or not it’s good for me to date (with proper boundaries, of course!