The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
February 22, 2018

Click and Swipe: Episode 525

52:39 – 

Texting and social media gaffes while dating, plus the keys to good communication, and a listener wants to respond to awkward comments about her singleness.

Featured musical artist: A.D., The Bible Continues-Various Artists


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The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

The Downside of Digital Dating

21:30 – 

Swipes, clicks and texts can get quite confusing when you’re dating. What if you don’t text as much as your crush? What if you post a picture with a guy and all your mom’s friends fill the comments with awkward questions? All of us have tried or are trying to date well in the technology age, and have learned a lot along the way. We hope you can learn from our successes and failures.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

The Secrets of Good Communication

23:23 – 

You watch your co-worker’s face turn red as you talk. He’s clearly getting mad. You didn’t mean to say anything to upset him. His face gets redder. Press pause — who’s at fault here? Did you say it wrong, or is he taking it wrong? Everyone knows that communication is hard, but Emerson Eggerichs, bestselling author of “Love and Respect” is here this week to talk about a test you can put your words through to help you be a better communicator.

Recommended resource: “Before You Hit Send” by Emerson Eggerichs

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Answering Awkward Singleness Comments

4:48 – 

She was standing with someone else’s baby on her hip when a church elder came up and said, “That looks good on you.” It felt like he was holding up a magnifying glass to her singleness. Ever felt like that? Lisa Anderson answers a question from a listener who wants to respond honestly but respectfully to inconsiderate singleness comments.

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