May 24, 2018

How to Talk to Girls: Episode 538

58:18 – 

How men can succeed in conversations with women, plus Jamie Ivey admits to a recent sin struggle, and is it wrong for Christians to read romance novels?

Music: Ellie Holcomb

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Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Girls

23:22 – 

Last week, we spoke to the ladies about how to carry on good convos with guys (catch that conversation here). This week we flip the script — how can men successfully talk to women, whether or not they’re romantically interested in them? Join us as we navigate gender differences and discuss how to be yourself, identify what girls want to talk about, and confidently ask out the girl you’re crushing on.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Shame Off You (Part 2)

Guests: Jamie Ivey,

25:25 – 

So many authors write books about their past struggles, and then tie them up in a nice bow. Jamie Ivey is different. The host of “The Happy Hour” podcast dished on her messy past last week in her conversation with Lisa, then we asked her to stick around to talk about her recent struggles with porn, how to find the right accountability partner and what hope there is for the person covered in shame.

If you’re struggling with porn or other sexual sin, you’re not alone and Boundless wants to help you. Call or email Focus on the Family’s free counseling service.

Get Jamie’s book (and support Boundless at the same time!): If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free

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Practical Steps for Breaking Pornography Addiction

Freedom from Shame, Strength in Vulnerability

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Rethinking Romances

7:02 – 

She loves reading, but she used to read erotic books that didn’t do her mind any favors. Now she’s trying to guard her mind, but keeps getting sucked into romances, since, let’s be honest, they’re everywhere. Should she just avoid reading or watching any kind of romantic storyline at all? What about Christian romances? Lisa offers advice.

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