Episode 26: Is Courtship Fundamentally Flawed?

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Courtship or dating? It's a hot button issue for many homeschooling or conservative Christian families. On the one hand, we see promiscuity and casual relationships embitter lives; on the other hand, we see "uncourted" women remaining single well past the age they expected to be married and young men hiding real issues beneath the surface as they strive to impress a father rather than a daughter. 

Join us and special guest Thomas Umstattd, author of the wildly popular post, Why Courtship is Fundamentally Flawed, as we ask, Is there something better?

Is there an approach to male-female relationships that allows for transparency and a budding friendship with a focus on the real goal: bringing glory to God? Or perhaps there isn't a formula at all. Is it possible that God is more creative than our schemes and ideas?

We had so much great content, you'll want to catch some additional questions Thomas answered in the exclusive subscriber content (free!), including:

  • Isn't there more safety in group dating?
  • What have been the results of the courtship model in the homeschool community?
  • What is the "dragon-guarded" girl?
  • What has the response been to his viral article?

Plus a hilarious outtake of Fletch and Kendra you won't want to miss!

SHOW NOTES

Music Used During the Show:

Theme Song from The Courtship of Eddie's Father: Best Friend, by Harry Nilsson


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