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Top 10 Dating and Relationship Advice Books for Christian Teens

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The world of dating can be confusing enough without all kinds of conflicting messages reaching out to Christian teens today. Yet, Christians are supposed to live to a higher standard. Here are some books that can help teens guide their dating lives with biblical principles, wisdom, and a focus on God.

1. When God Writes Your Love Story: The Ultimate Approach to Guy/Girl Relationship

Bringing a fresh approach to dating relationships, Eric and Leslie Ludy show how true love can bring satisfying fulfillment and romance to Christian teens that are faced with the cheap, sensual passion promoted by the world around them. They offer tools to build a God-honoring relationship.
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2. When Dreams Come True: A Love Story Only God Could Write

Eric and Leslie Ludy tell their love story to a generation in a way that is both poignant and full of life lessons. For teens that are still not sure what dating can be like for Christians, their God-written romance will entertain and teach at the same time.
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3. I Kissed Dating Goodbye

Despite the title, this is not a book telling teens not to date. Instead Joshua Harris reminds teens about having a God perspective. From going over “Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating” to guarding the heart, the author provides an outlook on dating as a biblical act rather than short infatuation.
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4. Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship

By using his own personal experience about meeting and marrying his wife, Joshua Harris follows up his bestseller, “I Kissed Dating Goodbye,” with a book about how to pursue courtship. He asks teens to be thoughtful and pray about dating so that they can remain God-centered.
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5. I Gave Dating a Chance: A Biblical Perspective to Balance the Extremes

Christian teens are faced with conflicting advice from parents, friends, pastors, Bible experts, and more. Jeremy Clark takes a Biblical perspective to promote a healthy discussion about dating. He takes a look at the extreme views on dating and finds a healthy balance in the middle.
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6. Don’t Date Naked

Michael and Amy Smalley use humor, personal, stories, and straight talk to challenge teens to a dating life filled with Godly principles like honor and purity. They use their insights into the way Christian teens think to provide insight that teens can relate to in their everyday dating lives.
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7. Every Teenager’s Little Black Book on Sex and Dating

Written by Blaine Bartel, this book doesn’t just focus on how to find the right person to date, but also how teens can be the right person for someone else while avoiding the dangers of dating in today’s world. It also discusses the importance of being friends before dating and the difference between love and lust.
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8. Teen Love: A Journal on Relationships

Not just a book that tells teens what to do, but instead this is a journal that helps Christian teens sort through their complex relationships with wisdom and support from the authors. There are exercises to express feelings and develop strength of conviction.
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9. Forget Me Not: A Youth Devotional on Love and Dating

It’s easy for teens to get caught up in the world of dating. This 31-day devotional helps teens keep their eyes on God. It uses key scriptures and important questions to get Christian teens to dig deeper in their faith.
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10. 10 Commandments of Dating: Student Edition

Ben Young and Samuel Adams provide teens with ten “relationship laws” so that they can be protected from the sometimes-dangerous modern view of dating. The book encourages teens to develop good habits so they can develop healthy relationship with members of the opposite sex.
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