The unGuide to Dating: A He Said/She Said on Relationships [NOOK Book]

Overview

Forty percent of the U.S. adult population is single. And the majority of those singles feel pressured to find "the one." But dating as an adult is not easy, especially in a culture that targets people under the age of twenty and seemingly ignores everyone else.

Drawing from their own dating experiences and from their work with prominent Christian media outlets, including ChristianSinglesToday.com, Camerin Courtney and Todd Hertz offer their ...
See more details below
The unGuide to Dating: A He Said/She Said on Relationships

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.99
BN.com price
(Save 15%)$12.99 List Price

Overview

Forty percent of the U.S. adult population is single. And the majority of those singles feel pressured to find "the one." But dating as an adult is not easy, especially in a culture that targets people under the age of twenty and seemingly ignores everyone else.

Drawing from their own dating experiences and from their work with prominent Christian media outlets, including ChristianSinglesToday.com, Camerin Courtney and Todd Hertz offer their thoughts and bewilderments on adult dating relationships--not just to discuss the declining "state of the date" but to give hope and help to adult singles. With insight on everything from meeting someone after college to the much-talked-about issue of sex, their he said/she said style pairs a little bit of vulnerability with a lot of conversation to help singles navigate the pressures, trends, and temptations of dating as an adult.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441236647
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,328,471
  • File size: 383 KB

Meet the Author

Camerin Courtney is managing editor of Today's Christian Woman magazine, author of Table for One, and columnist for ChristianSinglesToday.com. Her suburban Chicago home is filled with Eiffel Towers, Starbucks' mugs from the many countries she's visited, and too many pictures of the wonderboy who made her Cool Aunt Cam.


Todd Hertz is an associate editor for Ignite Your Faith magazine, formerly
Campus Life. He's a frequent contributor to ChristianSinglesToday.com and
ChristianityTodayMovies.com. He lives in the Chicago area with a slowly dying plant, his own chocolate fountain, and a Monopoly-themed bathroom.
Camerin Courtney is an editor and writer for Today's Christian Woman magazine and a popular columnist for the Singles Channel of ChristianityToday.com. When she's not writing or helping her suburban Chicago church launch a Gen-X ministry, she enjoys hanging out at coffee shops, bookstores, movie theaters, and antique furniture stores-alone or with friends. Camerin says "there's some sort of Eiffel Tower" in every room of the apartment she shares with her pet parakeet, Mr. Right.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2007

    Not your typical dating book

    As a 32 year old man who has never been married, I must admit that I find the general American Christian church's approach to singleness to be disheartening. This is because the standard approach treats us all as glorified youth, and most Christian leaders simply can't imagine what our lives are like. The dating 'advice' that they give is also really aimed at teenagers, and not at adults. Hence, the opening for a book such as this. Written by two magazine editors in their 30s who have never been married, the book focuses on the adult dimensions of the dating game. However, it isn't a dating guide as such, hence the rather odd title. I didn't like the title when I first encountered this book, but after reading it I must admit that it is rather apt. Secular dating books will try to teach you how to be more attractive to the oppostite sex, or great pickup lines, or places to go to meet single people, that kind of thing. This book doesn't do that. This book focuses on how to approach relationships (including potential romantic ones) in a Christian way, as well as relevant topics such as should the man or woman make the first move, body image, inter-gender friendships, and so on. Interestingly enough, while many questions are raised, almost no answers are given. At first blush this might indicate that the book is failing. On the contrary, most of the questions don't have one set answer to begin with, and each individual must answer the questions for themselves. The book itself is only slightly over 200 pages, and there is liberal use of white space, so it reads pretty fast. Overall, it does a good job with its topic and should prove useful to its target audience.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2006

    MORE THEN A DATING BOOK

    THIS BOOK SHOWS YOU THE FRUSTRATIONS OF BOTH SIDES OF BEING A SINGLE CHRISTIAN.IT ALSO SHOWS YOU WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE DATING LIFE AFTER THE AGE OF 20. THEY HIT ON MOST POINTS THAT ANY ONE COULD ASK FOR IN A 200p. BOOK. YOU SURELY WILL FILL REFRESHED NOWING THAT YOUR NOT THE ONLY ONE FILLING THE WAY THAT YOU DO. BUT YOU'VE GOT TO REALIZE THAT THE DATING WORLD ISN'T PAIN FREE. BUT DON'T FORGET IT ISN'T ALL BAD EITHER. THIS IS PROBABLY THE BEST DATING BOOKS THAT I'VE EVERY READ FOR A CHRISTIAN SINGLE. AND I'VE READ A WHOLE LOT.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)