truths your daughter needs to know to date smart, avoid disaster, and protect her future

The 10 Myths of Teen Dating


I was a freshman in high school when I first heard the 10 Dating Myths in Mr. Anderson's class and they positively influenced my approached to dating throughout high school and now into emerging adulthood.

Andrea, 21

​About the book

When you first taught us the dating myths, it was the first time I'd heard actual dating advice from an adult. Being told those things as a 14 year old -who had no real clue what dating involved- shaped the way I think about guys and dating even to this day. The myths got me thinking about what I deserve and what I consider to be healthy when it comes to relationships.

Katelyn, 21

About The Ten Myths of Teen Dating

Daniel Anderson M Ed

​High School History Teacher

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The toughest period of parenting is during the teen years. I survived it with my three, but there were days when I wasn’t sure. I wish Dan’s book had been available twenty-five years ago, but the good news is that it’s available now and offers real, commonsense, practical, and road-tested principles of parenting. Don’t wait to read it until your kids are sixteen—read it when they are twelve and be prepared!

Mike Huckabee, former governor of
Arkansas, former daily radio host of The Mike
Huckabee Show, former television talk show
host of Huckabee on Fox News Channel

I’m the father of a soon-to-be teenage girl. I can’t imagine a better book about teenagers and dating. The lessons of The 10 Myths of Teen Dating are sure to help any family.

Todd Hoffman, star of Discovery
Channel’s Gold Rush

“I’ve written extensively on teenage girls and preparing them for the challenges of sexual integrity. I believe The 10 Myths of Teen Dating is an exceptional work to help prepare your daughter for the complexities of the teen dating years. Dan and Jacquelyn’s book will open up conversations for you and your daughter that will help her date with maturity and grace.”

Shannon Ethridge, MA, life/relationship coach,
international speaker, and author of twenty-two
books, including Every Young Woman’s Battle


“Dan is a powerhouse. Every time I’m around him, he’s just buzzing with energy and vision and life. But unlike a lot of type-A personalities, he’s also dripping with wisdom. This is a man who's been around, and who has become a wise sage. His many years as a father and high school teacher have created the incubator for wisdom to grow and thrive. This man is worth listening to: this book is worth reading.”

John Mark Comer, pastor for teaching and vision at Bridgetown Church

speaking and workshops

Jacquelyn Anderson M Ed

High School English Teacher and Daughter of Daniel Anderson 

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