I Kissed Dating Goodbye is a 1997 book by Joshua Harris. By the late 2010s, Harris reconsidered his view that dating should be avoided, apologizing to those whose lives were negatively impacted by the book and directing the books publisher to discontinue its publication.
When was I Kissed Dating Goodbye written?
1997 This story is part of a series about purity culture, sex education and the role of family, faith and communities in addressing the lasting impacts of purity cultures teachings. Joshua Harris book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” was published in 1997. More than 1 million copies of the book have been sold.
Why is kissing wrong before marriage?
Kissing Before Marriage Can Lead to Temptation When the Bible says, “flee fornication” we should listen and take heed. God also tells us to “Flee youthful lusts.” Thats a good one to think about too! Choosing to engage in kissing is not fleeing or running away — its inching closer and closer to the boundary line.