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Dateable: Are You? Are They?
Dateable Are You Are They
Author: Justin Lookadoo, Hayley DiMarco
Passion. It's the fuel for success, for dreams, for life. But too many teens focus their energy and passion on the wrong thing-the wrong person. Dateable pulls no punches in telling teens the truth about dating while also directing their passion toward a greater purpose in life. Teen relationships seldom last, the authors point out,...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780800759117
ISBN-10: 0800759117
Publication Date: 8/1/2003
Pages: 224
Reading Level: Young Adult
Rating:
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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3.2 stars, based on 39 ratings
Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Dateable: Are You? Are They? on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is oriented to teens to 20's who are starting to date. It encourages no sex; religion, refernces God .. and although religion is not for me, it's done in a tasteful polite way that is okay for anyone.

The book really touches on "trueisms" and the facts of dating - not to lie, not to accept liars, to be true and unique to yourself, and to believe and know there is someone who is a good match and a good person out there for you - don't settle for someone.

It talks about the reality of past relationships, patterns of behavior, and that it is part of a person's character how they act: you can't change them, if you don't like them, or their actions, choose someone else.

Being 37 I appreciated the candor and honesty of this book. I'd keep it for my daughters if they were teenagers, but since they have 10 years til that I'll pass it along.

Also : the book pages are covered with fun doodles and little colored call-outs: really easy to read/not heavy reading at all.

Overall: a fun and worthwhile book!
reviewed Dateable: Are You? Are They? on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This is a wonderful book and has had such a positive influence on many young people's lives. Lookadoo's humor and perspective is fresh and unprecedented in reaching young teens! In response to a previous reviewer's statement:

"...often advising kids to imagine doing what they are doing with their significant others instead with their grandmothers..."

That's not completely true. He says to imagine showing your grandmother pictures of everything you've done physically with your SO. I personally believe it's a great reminder and holds you to a higher standard than what is taught in today's culture. If you're looking to rise above what everyone accepts as "normal" and live passionately according to God's standards, Lookadoo is a great resource.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book is really great! I have found a lot of useful info for my family.
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