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I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Said Hello To Courtship, Met A Boy, And Got Married

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This week we are joining with Life After I Kissed Dating Goodbye to share stories about how Joshua Harris’s book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” has impacted us. You can read more stories at LifeAfterIKDG.com and discuss on Twitter using the hashtag #IKDGStories.  Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Kieryn King’s blog. It was originally published on August 4, 2016. My

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I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A.H.’s Story

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This week we are joining with Life After I Kissed Dating Goodbye to share stories about how Joshua Harris’s book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” has impacted us. You can read more stories at LifeAfterIKDG.com and discuss on Twitter using the hashtag #IKDGStories.  Editorial Note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. ‘A.H.’ is a pseudonym. For me, there

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I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A Call For Stories

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I Kissed Dating Goodbye, we all know the book – we read it, our parents read it. It impacted our views of ourselves and our sexuality, it impacted our dating (or not-dating) lives, it impacted how we approached marriage. Recently Joshua Harris had an interview with NPR about his thoughts on the book, and how it’s been used. Claiming to have regrets, he is

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Is Josh Harris Actually Taking Responsibility?

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Josh Harris was interviewed on NPR recently. I know this because my husband started yelling at me to come into the kitchen right freaking now and I was like, wait, you can’t just order me to drop everything like that, that’s not how it works, and he was like, trust me, you’re going to want to hear this. And there it was. Josh Harris on NPR, discussing his 1997 book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye.

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I Wish: Beatrix’s Story

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HA note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. “Beatrix” is a pseudonym.

I loved being homeschooled; overall it was a very positive experience for me. But just as any loving person can overreact, any subculture can miss the point. The point that as a person, I am more than a potential marriage partner; the point that I love living independently; the point that my gender doesn’t define who I am in Christ.

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