Is there more to sex than pleasure? What's so bad about porn? Should I kiss dating goodbye? Meier gives direct answers to over 30 questions about today's relational issues. Filled with biblical advice and true stories, her accessible guide offers healing and hope to young adults---and makes a practical tool for parents and pastors.
Just the FAQs! "Are we friends or are we dating? How can I tell?" "I'm addicted to male attention. How can I break free?" "I've been sexually abused. Will that affect my ability to have a good sex life?" "What's so bad about having friends with benefits?" "I've been hurt before. How can I ever trust anyone again?" Real people. Honest questions. In this complicated age of hooking up and uncertain expectations, campus minister Mindy Meier provides Christian insight into the realities of sex and dating. She looks at over thirty key questions about today's relational issues and offers a wealth of real-life stories and practical examples. Enough already with confusing relationships. Turn here for guidance, healing and hope.
Mindy Meier serves as InterVarsity Christian Fellowship staff in the Chicago area with a special focus on working with Greek students in fraternities and sororities. Her husband is a pastor and they have four children.
"This is a great resources to introduce to middle school students before they are confronted with tough choices about their sexuality."
"This book is a must-read for today's singles, no matter their spiritual background. Growing up in a culture of sexual confusion and experimentation, this generation is looking for straightforward answers to tough questions. Mindy is like a big sister who tells it like it is while maintaining an understanding attitude. I found Sex and Dating to be refreshingly honest, disarmingly witty, currently practical and biblically sound. She offers hope and grace in the midst of our brokenness without resorting to the latest radical solution in dating theories. With a foundation of Scripture and experience, this book sets us on the right course toward experiencing what God intended for relationships."
Using an accessible question and answer format, Meier gives straight-forward answers to real questions about sex and dating. This is another resources parents, youth leaders, and inquisitive minds can now turn to in order to get some of their questions answered.
"Shaped by real-life interactions with teens and college students, Sex and Dating: Questions You Wish You Had Answers To does more than simply answer tough questions. It provides satellite navigation away from dating disasters and guides toward healthy relationships."