Preparing Your Child for Dating by Robert G. BarnesPreparing Your Child for Dating by Robert G. Barnes

Preparing Your Child for Dating

byRobert G. Barnes, Bob Barnes

Paperback | May 26, 1998

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No other significant area of a child's life is so unsupervised today as dating. But this important subject doesn't have to be left to chance. Dr. Bob Barnes insists that it's never too early to begin planning for the dating years and with a reasonable game plan, both parents and adolescents can come out winners. Preparing Your Child for Dating empowers parents to prepare their children for the challenges of making dating choices. It answers questions such as: What is the purpose of dating? When should a child date? Who should he or she date? Where should they go and what should they do on a date? Preparing Your Child for Dating offers a template for successful dating and moving into responsible adulthood.
Dr. Robert and Rosemary Barnes are conference speakers and coauthors of Rock-Solid Marriage and We Need to Talk. Dr. Robert Barnes is executive director of Sheridan House Family Ministries, the author of several books, host of the weekly "Family Time Radio" program, and writer of a newspaper column on family issues. Rosemary Barnes is...
Title:Preparing Your Child for DatingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 0.56 inPublished:May 26, 1998Publisher:Zondervan

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310201365

ISBN - 13:9780310201366


Table of Contents

ContentsPart 1A Generation with No Guidelines1. "Can I" vs. "May I"2. Develop a Plan Before You Develop a Problem3. Who's in Charge Here?Part 2The Plan for Dating4. Purpose and Preparation5. Progression and Practice6. Creating the List for Marriage7. The Lesson of Responsibility8. The Lesson of Purity9. The Lesson of Safety10. The Word "Appropriate"Part 3The Dating Process11. Group "Dating"12. Location, Curfew, and Discussion13. The Family Interview14. The Double Date15. And Finally, the Date16. Post-Game DiscussionPart 4The Lessons Learned17. Now You May Because Now You Can