I decided to make your googling a little bit easier and put all the posts in one place.
These posts have gotten more traffic than anything else I’ve ever posted besides Sexting, Love the Sh*t Out of Someone, and How to Love Your Single Friends.
Even Harris himself is asking to hear the conversation on his site, as he shares on his website that he has “heard a growing number of voices of people who have been hurt by [his books]." So where does this leave us?
Fear of the process, of the journey to maturity that friendship, relationships and dating can provide. Now, I am taking a step back from my younger self who read and anxiously let its principles guide me for too many years.If I had hid my feelings, shame or fears from them—I wouldn’t be whole and healthy today. But taking calculated risks isn’t only about finding a soulmate—it’s about not waiting for dreams, goals, conversations overdue, volunteer opportunities, job changes, hopes and whatever else you are “waiting” on. I believe it is a mark of maturity to find out how to hold to those boundaries even in friendships or early stages of dating.