And what if I tend to, um, think about a certain boy in a certain way? My family did not talk to me about sex. The best part of this book, and the reason why I wish This is a book I wish I had when I was a teen and started dating. Is there something wrong with me if I don't kiss a boy after a date? And what if I tend to, um, think about a certain boy in a certain way? I started having sex at 18. Martin writes in a style that's fun and easy to read, but more importantly, she's providing valuable information in a way that young women will relate to. This one was very fun to read though. I really hate the tiny letters on the cover. You can find tips for how to do that on my as well.
Something about those words makes everything complex in a heartbeat. Imagine the damage , and then to hear that she was no good when she tried to do youth group! I pray for my girls15, 12,8 for the protection of God to cover them. It seems that the lady at church and your friends have two very different opinions on the subject. I have been a high school girls small group leader for the last 6 years and am always looking for resources to use to help break down the lies they believe about dating, relationships, sex, etc and so desire to see them know that He loves them, they are valued and their identity is not in their past. Either way, the book was in one of two folders, I hoped. I love the fact that over 20 different authors contributed their voices and stories in order to appeal to girls of every background! When I cheated, it started a sexual revolution for me. With additional entries from popular authors, you'll see the bare naked approach to waiting isn't always easy, but it's worth the risk.
Had sex with him only from 1999 to 2005. He was the only one I been sleeping with. I had no issue with anything she said and I loved that she included personal stories from other women as well. Subtitled Dating, Waiting, and God's Purity Plan, I knew I was going to have a strong opinion about it and I desperately hoped it would be a good one. In The Bare Naked Truth, she lays everything on the table ---including some embarrassing moments ---as she explores the honest, naked truth behind what God means by purity. I envision girls everywhere forming book-study groups that can hang out and encourage each other in their choices.
My Review: This book is a must read for every teenage girl out there that is, has, or will ever contemplate having an intimate relationship before marriage. But like I said before, I think the answer lies in good old fashioned relationship. And 3 the God part. It's like they are trying to brain wash you into not having sex until you marry. It seems that the lady at church and your friends have two very different opinions on the subject.
Being sexually abuse growing up I understand what it feels like to think you are unworthy. I imagine that this particular chapter is one in which you'll tread carefully, anyway - but be sure to read the book so that you can be prepared for questions when you get there. There's something about those words that makes everything complex in a heartbeat, and raises more questions than answers. She does not dodge the issues that affect teen girls, both emotionally and physically. Leave a Reply Please know that comment moderation is in effect on this site. Again, Bekah's manner in addressing the reader makes the reader relax.
I liked the style this book was written in, short and to the point while being relatable and funny. Another thing, which stood out, was the disadvantages of having multiple partners: Losing your ability to bond with your future spouse Sexual baggage can cause fear and distrust Increases risk of divorce Increase Emotional problems About the Book: The Truth About Sex and Waiting. And what if I tend The Truth About Sex and Waiting … Uncovered Purity. I loved how the book was written - Bekah's humor throughout The Bare Naked Truth was refreshing in the midst of the serious topics. When it comes down to it, these girls face the same issues. And 'Your Budding Womanhood: Staying a Beautiful Flower for Jesus' just isn't cutting it.
I had assumed it was mostly boys that had these issues. Your life still has no value. The information in this book is too important to miss, and I'm happy to have such a fun resource to read with her. I did really enjoy the author's voice. The book is written by Bekah Hamrick Martin and published by Zondervan.
If you have any questions, please review our or email us at. I adopted my niece when she was 6 yrs old. I still talk about purity, but not as much as when they were younger. Post a Comment Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment - I love reading them! Overall, a great book that I would happily recommend. In The Bare Naked Truth, she lays everything on the table—including some embarrassing moments—as she explores the honest, naked truth behind what God means by purity. She definitely wants to see every girl know the Lord and truly make a vow of purity. The chapters were not to short or to long which I think is vital when reading a novel like this because its easy for the info to go in one ear and out the other.
I have no qualms concerning this book. Some share their story about why staying pure has worked for them - and others share why they wish they had. This sounds like a great book! One of my favorite elements of this book is the funny four-question quiz that's found at the end of each chapter. As a teenager myself, I know personally how hard it is to stay pure and find your worth in Christ when other girls my age are finding their worth in guys. And what if I tend to, um, think about a certain boy in a certain way? Kindle kept freezing up when I tried to search for it. We are valuable because God says we are.
Don't miss a moment of the fun;. It made me think a lot and was just a really great read. Thanks for making us aware of it. When I was 22, we reconnected when I worked at summer camp with his sisters. Martin shares many testimonies from other authors and friends throughout the book. What if waiting is just a one-way trip to life as a crazy cat woman? In this well-written, honest, and sometimes humorous book, Bekah Martin has provided young people with a reason to remain pure before marriage.