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Learn to live and date for more than marriage.

Many of you grew up assuming that marriage would meet all of your needs and unlock God's purposes for you. But God has far more planned for you than your future marriage. Not Yet Married is not about waiting quietly in the corner of the world for God to bring you "the one" but about inspiring you to live and date for more now.

If you follow Jesus, the search for a spouse is no longer a pursuit of perfection but a mutually flawed pursuit of Christ. He will likely write a love story for you different from the one you would have written for yourself, but that's because he loves you and knows how to write a better story. Trust him, and he will help you find real hope, happiness, and purpose in your not-yet-married life.

©2017 Marshall Segal (P)2017 Two Words Publishing LLC

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hmmm

I dont think someone who was dating their future partner at 27 and married by 29 can understand singleness in your 30s and 40s.

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great book

Although i'm married, listening to this book helps me understand what It means to have a relationship. Good book for those not yet married encouraging them to be fruitful and loving through Gods eyes.

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Just what I needed!

A relatable, honest, refreshing and encouraging book! Filled with biblical truth, and practical application on how to make the most of your singleness & preparing yourself for marriage. This book has encouraged me big time in my not yet married journey!

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  • Kellie Larsen
  • 28-03-2018

great points

What did you love best about Not Yet Married?

So many points Segal made in his book were relatable to me as a single, 26 year old Christian. Getting caught up in todays dating scene can feel frustrating and hopeless. Using many bible references Segal helps put anxieties to rest and reminds us to make the most of our single life. This audible was easy to listen to and I enjoyed every minute of it from start to finish.

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Not a huge fan of the narrator, his voice just didn't go well with the tone of the book for me personally. Sounded like I was listening to a father discuss dating with his father.

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  • OneWay4D73
  • 09-07-2017

Great book

As a not yet married young adult, I've had a high view of marriage, but maybe too high. This book showed me to not worry, trust God, and enjoy life instead of constantly having an "it's greener on the other side" thought

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  • Daniel Andrews
  • 14-05-2020

I know they meant well

This book was not one of my favorites. I found myself trudging through it just trying to finish. While I know the author was providing insight from his perspective I don’t feel like some of the input was realistic for today’s day and age

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-06-2019

save your money

forced myself to finish it, the book was repetitive and jumped around from topic to topic

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  • Wenzlo Tech
  • 18-10-2018

Keep Listening! It gets better ... to awesome!

I thought that the book started out slow, boring, and sounding a lot like a "youth group pep talk." It seemed like the author was trying to make the book applicable to as wide of audience as possible, which seemed to exclude those singles who are earnestly seeking God's will for their lives, working diligently, actively involved in their churches, and purposely requesting the advice of their family and godly friends. But that was just the introduction. Once the author dug into the subject, it was an awesome read! It was then VERY applicable to godly singles who are doing all the aforementioned virtuous activities, to spur them on to greater godliness.

Even though I have been married for many years, I benefited and learned from the book, and I now know a reference for single friends and relatives that I can wholeheartedly recommend.

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  • Cory Adams
  • 01-11-2017

Best dating book

Incredible! Really helpful and practical focus on clarity for Christ sake in dating. Read this!

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  • jason vinson
  • 23-06-2018

Great book!

Full of scriptural truth and great imagery throughout the whole thing. I have been blessed by Segal's views on dating and marriage. He continually points back to Jesus Christ.

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  • Cathy M.
  • 15-06-2018

Do an end run around regrets! Read & take to heart

Great advice here! I didn't ever sleep around, but there are definitely some things I wish I had done differently! Spare yourself lots of heartache!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-09-2017

Fabulous

Great book...this guy is dead on!! It's definitely a needed subject in our world today!! Ken

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  • Raquel
  • 25-07-2017

excelent material for single people

the best book i have ever seen as to this matter. in a biblical/Christ centered point of view.

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  • Tudor Z.
  • 04-10-2019

We are all not yet married!

This book is about changing your perspective about dating and marriage. It ends with the glorious news that one day every flaw will be forgotten, and we will all enter into the greatest and fullest relationship with our Saviour. Marriage here on earth is just a glimpse of the glory to come.

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  • Miss Christine St Michaels
  • 28-11-2018

Every human being needs this book...

This is a read that is needed in not only society but in schools, on the curriculum. It gives a clean, transparent talk through on not only marriage and dating but about self; about getting to know yourself through the eyes of our Creator- through God, through Jesus Christ. Marshall Segal has done an amazing job on navigating singles, dating, married etc through the maze of self recognition. I could essay this but I won't. Deep, intelligent read.

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