For somewhat of a "self-help" book, Mayo doesn't sound as thoug There are two things that young adults value over anything:1. The attractive cover and enticing table of contents made me grab this book and I'm glad that I did.
For somewhat of a "self-help" book, Mayo doesn't sound as though she is telling the readers what to do, but merely reminding them that they already know what and how to do what they need to.
(Slow down, read that again)The fact that the book is written by a Christian Youth pastor is not covered up or hidden, but many of her suggestions and statements can apply to ALL youth (and some adults).
For this generation, the why is what counts."I desperately wish I'd read it when I was a teenager—this is, simply, the most courageous, true, and practical book I've ever read on romantic relationships.
In fact, this book is so profoundly practical that I'm right now thinking about Jeanne's wisdom in the context of my own marriage—her focus is Jesus, and her insights are treasure. Jeanne Mayo has without a doubt made it clear that she gives these two things freely.
If you are looking for relationship advice, this book is a great place to start.
In today’s culture, we need to work harder then ever to get relationships right.
I have even used one of her Mayoisms in a sermon once.
She is very in-your-face about the truth of these subjects and she doesn't try to sugar-coat things.
This information is just a refresher for me and for those that are younger than me that I encouner in my work place and other areas of life. I thought it was handled in a relevant and modern way too.
It wasn't too delicate and it didn't skirt around issues young adults might face. It also had interesting angles and provided some good answers for questions teenagers have. I have used many of the things Jeanne Mayo taught in this book.