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But we were already pretty serious, pretty intense, about relationships, which were relatively rare – not least because it’s hard to date around within the faith when there are far fewer Christians in your country to start with.Into this context came Josh Harris’ book, and others like it, and those general currents from the other side of the Atlantic, and it seemed as if that stopped what little dating there was dead in its tracks.I mention he was American because it occurred to me the other day that perhaps he had, in fact, read .Back then, in those pre-social media days, trends took longer to make it over the Pond than they do now, though I’m not sure that those things would have ever become widespread in the UK.To the extent that its effects have been negative, his editors and publishers must also bear some of the responsibility for that.He says now that he owes it to his readers to go back and rethink his conclusions.We were meant to, in the words of another book I drank in and whose title I sadly can’t remember, .

Let’s call him Dan, since that was his name, and there are a million Dans, and the chances of his reading this are, at best, minimal.In the UK, at the time I was reading this book, what we needed was casual dating, not less.As soon as a man and a woman were caught talking to each other at church, rumours would fly.I don’t remember if he put his arm around me, but he probably didn’t, or at least not immediately – which should have been my first warning.Eventually, he plucked up the courage to write me an email.

In a deep (and well-meaning) desire to be “intentional,” or in an attempt to hide behind the excuse of it because of the pressure they felt, guys in their twenties became, or stayed, passive. A few wandered beyond the confines of church teaching and found that out in the real world, people could go out together and it didn’t have to be as complicated as we made it.

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Jul 20, 2017. We've hit the 20-year anniversary of I Kissed Dating Goodbye, a book that's provoked a reaction through the decades for its take on young romantic relationships. Back in 2001, one author wrote for CT, “Joshua Harris hasn't made my life any easier. In fact, thanks to him, my future wife—wherever she is—. 
06-Nov-2018 18:09
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I Kissed Dating Goodbye is a 1997 book by Joshua Harris. The book focuses on Harris' disenchantment with the contemporary secular dating scene, and offers ideas for improvement, alternative dating/courting practices, and a view that singleness need not be a burden nor characterized by what Harris describes as. 
06-Nov-2018 18:12
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I'm just beginning the process of revisiting the message and impact of my book I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Over the years I've heard from people who have been helped by the book, but I've also heard a growing number of voices of people who have been hurt by it. I want to understand this better. I'm starting by listening. 
06-Nov-2018 18:17
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Aug 2, 2017. In my mid twenties, when I was living in London and desperate for a boyfriend, I picked up a book called I Kissed Dating Goodbye, by Joshua Harris. I was, at the time, unaware of most of American culture, save what I saw on Friends, and thus ignorant of the context into which it was written and the impact. 
06-Nov-2018 18:22
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Dec 12, 2017. Joshua Harris blazed a trail for the Christian dating field when he released his book, "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" back in 1997. In it, he urged Christians not to date for the sake of dating and adhere to God's view on love. 
06-Nov-2018 18:26
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Jul 10, 2016. Josh Harris, a former evangelical pastor, wrote an influential book on Christian courtship. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with him about the criticism he's gotten from people who grew up reading his book. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST The book "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" has been something of a relationship bible. 
06-Nov-2018 18:31
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Jul 6, 2017. Jessica Van Der Wyngaard is raising funds for I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye on Kickstarter! 20 years after "I Kissed Dating Goodbye," Joshua Harris encounters critics & fans on his quest for new insights into Christian dating. 
06-Nov-2018 18:34
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Dec 28, 2017. It's been twenty years since Joshua Harris wrote I Kissed Dating Goodbye IKDG, a book offering Christians a new approach to dating and romance. Namely, replacing dating with friendship-based courtship. The book exploded in popularity within Evangelicalism and rapidly climbed the bestseller lists. 
06-Nov-2018 18:39
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Jul 27, 2016. In 1997, Joshua Harris published “I Kissed Dating Goodbye,” a book that was in part a warning about the harm that relationships before marriage could cause. Harris evoked images of men at the altar bringing all their past partners with them into the marriage to reinforce the point that love and sex before. 
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