Is it too assertive for a woman to ask a man out?

Is it too assertive for a woman to ask a man out?


I am a single woman of 32 years. There is a saved young
man in our church who I would like to get to know better. Is it
too assertive or unbecoming for me to ask him out for lunch or

I’ve always believed that it was the man who should initiate
a date, but is that too old-fashioned in today’s world?


I agree with you that, yes, it’s too assertive. I think you
should stick to what you’ve always believed. There’s a lot about
following the Word’s way that’s old-fashioned in today’s



Copyright 2006 Candice Watters. All rights reserved.

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Candice Watters

Candice Watters is the author of Get Married: What Women Can Do to Help it Happen, and co-author with her husband, Steve, of Start Your Family: Inspiration for Having Babies. Together they created Boundless in 1998. Little did they imagine how quickly 25 years would pass and that today, they’d have four children, two of them old enough to read Boundless for themselves.


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