The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
April 25, 2019

Flying Solo: Episode 586

52:30 – 

Traveling as a single adult, plus independence vs. interdependence in relationships, and how to have the dreaded “friendlationship” talk.


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The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Travel Tips for Singles

21:08 – 

Tiffany is a missionary traveler and an introvert who needs her alone time when traveling with others; Rob has strategies for the less glamorous aspects of travel; Michael has learned to make his plans flexible and tries not to be a jerk when it comes to preferences; Lisa suggests a travel buddy for vacations (even group ones) and a game-plan for work trips. Traveling as a single adult has its pros and cons. Our panel of solo travelers talks strategy, safety and maximizing fun when it comes to being on the go both here and abroad.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Prioritizing “We” Over “Me” in Marriage

Guests: Debra Fileta,

22:54 – 

Let’s face it, we can get pretty stuck in our ways. But when dating and marriage come along, maintaining total independence isn’t really an option, especially for Christians. Licensed counselor Debra Fileta explains how dependence is often seen as weakness, but that interdependence in marriage is actually a strength — and learning to move toward that mindset as you’re dating is critical.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Dreading the “Friendlationship” Talk

Guests: Joshua Rogers,

5:51 – 

He’s a grad student who has a lot in common with a new female student at his school. They’re spending time together running, training for races and talking about their lives. The problem is,  he only cares about her like a brother and is dreading the “friendlationship” talk. He suspects she feels the same way, but he doesn’t want things to get weird. Joshua Rogers gives some straight talk on when and how this heart-to-heart should happen.

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