Few topics are more difficult for parents to discuss with their daughters than dating and relationships. Due to their lack of knowledge about the world their teens face coupled with the scant dating information they received as teens, many parents feel ill-equiped to guide their daughters through the minefield that is teen dating.
In The 10 Myths of Teen Dating, this father and daughter team combines the latest scientific research with poignant, personal stories to help parents engage their daughters in wise conversations. Weaving in solid biblical truths with practical application and discussion starters, Daniel and Jacquelyn seek to equip parents to teach their daughters how to date for today … and tomorrow.
Daniel Anderson is a former college All-American basketball player, an expert educator, and a father of two grown daughters and a son. As a veteran high school teacher in the public school system, Daniel was troubled by how his students approached dating and relationships. He and his daughter, Jacquelyn Andersona twentysomething and also a high school teacherdecided to address this need by equipping parents with The 10 Myths of Teen Dating, their first book together. Daniel and Jacquelyn both make their home in Portland, Oregon.
"For parents to understand their daughters better and help them navigate through dating, this book is a must-read."
Kim and Krickett Carpenter, authors of The Vow
"Dating is a cultural reality that is not going away. However, teenagers need guidelines. In The 10 Myths of Teen Dating, Daniel Anderson and Jacquelyn Anderson give realistic guidance. I highly recommend this book."
Gary Chapman, PhD, author of The 5 Love Languages
"I'm the father of a soon-to-be-teenage girl. I can't imagine a better book about teenagers and dating. The lessons of The 10 Myths of Teen Dating are sure to help any family."
Todd Hoffman, star of Discovery Channel's Gold Rush
"The 10 Myths of Teen Dating is a crucial book for parents as they guide their girls to become 'smart daters.' This book, written by a wise father, educator, and husband, is filled with information and life lessons. It offers concrete advice on starting conversations that encourage girls to bring self-respect, awareness, and intentionality to their relationships."
Bea Herzberg, Pinterest phenomenon with more than 1.05 million followers
"The toughest period of parenting is during the teen years. I survived it with my three, but there were days when I wasn't sure. I wish this book had been available twenty-five years ago. But the good news is that it's available now and offers real common sense, as well as practical and road-tested principles of parenting. Don't wait to read it until your daughters are sixteenread it when they are twelve and be prepared!"
Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas and talk show host
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