Author Marshall Segal explains what it means to live and date with purpose. Segal reflects on his single years and the lessons he learned while pursuing love and marriage. He takes a moment to coach parents whose teens are eager to date. Segal also talks to singles about the purpose of dating. He admits to having his share of dating regrets before finally meeting and marrying his wife, and encourages singles to slow down and thoroughly get to know the person they are interested in.
Marshall Segal is a writer and managing editor at desiringGod.org. He’s the author of Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness & Dating. He graduated from Bethlehem College & Seminary. He and his wife, Faye, have two children and live in Minneapolis.