Now stand at the bars of my woman's soul Until I shall question thee.
In , Harris argues that traditional dating is "a training ground for divorce" because it puts people in the habit of quitting relationships when things get tough.
The book, marketed to teenagers and 20somethings, also discourages teen relationships and promotes courtship, a process in which a couple moves purposefully toward marriage with their parents' blessing and involvement as a better alternative to dating.
And so we strove passionately to attain the ideal of premarital purity he laid out for us.
Now, almost 20 years later, even Harris appears to be questioning whether his advice did more harm than good.
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