Brother Dunford

Summer 2022

Dating Principles for Beginners & Experts; 390r-99



Other Material We Did Not Have Time to Cover

This shortened summer class was only able to cover the 10 common pitfalls of dating. For other helpful information, visit my other website,




Class #10 - July 20, 2022
Pitfall #10: Being Afraid to Try


Thought Question: Share something brave that you have done and what insights have you gained in doing so.




Class #9 - July 13, 2022
Pitfall #9: Change and Repentance


Thought Question: Have you ever not granted someone a probationary state? What might you do differently in the future to not do so again? What evidence of growth have you seen in another?




Class #8 - July 6, 2022
Pitfalls #7: Not Jumping In When You Should
Pitfall #8: Not Jumping Out When You Should


Thought Question: How can you ensure that you don't mistake a preference for a deal-breaker or a deal-breaker for a preference? Have you done so in the past? What was the result?




Class #7 - June 29, 2022
Pitfall #6: Not Considering Your Needs


Thought Question: What might be your biggest "need" in a spouse? What difference might it make it have a spouse with that strength?




Class #6 - June 22, 2022
Pitfall #5: Mistaking Being in Love for Love


C.S. Lewis, from Mere Christianity

Thought Question: In your own words and with your own experiences, describe the difference between love and being in love.




Class #5 - June 15, 2022
Pitfall #4: Inappropriate Dating; Part 2


Thought Question: Think of how you or others haved relationship dated in the past. What would have made those dates more appropriate?




Class #4 - June 8, 2022
Pitfall #4: Inappropriate Dating; Part 1


Thought Question: Think of a time you were on an inappropriate date. What do you now recognize made it inappropriate? What would have made it appropriate?




Class #3 - June 1, 2022
Pitfall #3: Letting Your Heart Jump to 6


Watch the video

Thought Question: What will you do when you jump into 4 to keep your heart from jumping to 6? What difference do you think it will make this time as opposed to previous relationships?




Class #2 - May 25, 2022
Pitfall #2: Not Taking Time for 4


Thought Question: What difference do you now realize that taking the appropriate amount of time at 4 would make in your dating? What are some of your deal-breakers?




Class #1 - May 18, 2022
Pitfall #1: Not Friendship Dating First


Thought Question: Have you seen Friendship Dating? What does it look like to you? What difference to now think Friendship Dating would make in your life?