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The one-stop wedding shop

Taiwan | Taiwan’s hunsha wedding shops provide gorgeous dresses—plus everything else
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 1/30/18, 09:54 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—On a sweltering summer day with a heat index of 110 degrees Fahrenheit, a man and a woman in formal attire posed on the steps of Shan-Chih Hall in Tatung University. The train of the young woman’s blue gown fanned behind her as her fiancé—perhaps near heat exhaustion in his three-piece suit—held her waist, obeying the direction of the photographer.

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Whitney L. Buckner

Hindsight and hope

Relationships | Q&A with Joshua Harris: Lessons learned two decades after the courtship revolution
by Sophia Lee
Posted 1/28/18, 09:19 pm

February brings Valentine’s Day, and the Christian writer whose advice 21 years ago left lots of valentines unsent has revised his thinking.

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Kisses of regret

Relationships | The influential courtship manifesto I Kissed Dating Goodbye turns 21 this year, but some former fans of the book aren’t celebrating. What went wrong?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 1/28/18, 09:06 pm

Kenneth Ly sat on the couch with his girlfriend, watching Courageous with her, but his mind wasn’t on the movie. It was on his arm, which was down by his side but itching to slide across his girlfriend’s shoulders. Ly had been courting Katie for about five months, but still hadn’t dared touch her. Then three older men separately advised him to pursue her physically—some physical affection need not be sexual, they assured him.

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