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Choosing the Best SOUL MATE:

a complete, easy-to-use program

  • Leader guide (see picture below) details teaching objectives, outline, and plan, and conveniently features student curriculum on each page.
  • Video vignettes to stimulate discussion
  • Student manual with interactive exercises
  • Handy binder for easy storage
  • Title V approved

For Upper High School – 11th-12th Grades

This groundbreaking program inspires older students to develop the communication skills and personal qualities essential for successful relationships of all kinds — with parents, peers, co-workers, teachers — and ultimately, for a lasting marriage. A logical sequel to Choosing the Best abstinence-centered, sexual risk avoidance programs for younger teens, SOUL MATE continues to emphasize that sexual delay is critical to preparing for a lifelong, lasting relationship.

Each of five lessons in SOUL MATE provides an interactive learning experience including role-play, group discussion, detailed surveys, case studies and mini-video cameos of real-life dating couples. Topics include:

  • Finding the Right One,” answers the questions ‘What makes a good soul mate? How do you know the difference between love, lust, and infatuation? What causes a relationship to last?’ It cautions students on avoiding five fatal relational traps, including “The Sex Trap,” and highlights Six Steps to Choosing the Best SOUL MATE:
    • Consider yourself • Chemistry • Compatibility • Character • Communication
    • Commitment
    This lesson ends with a self-rating exercise in which students evaluate their current relationship in the context of the questions asked.
  • Being the Right One” takes the student through a detailed Personality Survey that helps him/her identify their own temperament, including strengths, possible weaknesses and success situations. One page is devoted to each of the four temperament types — Doers, Influencers, Relaters and Thinkers. Lesson 2 concludes with a Self-Confidence questionnaire.
  • Developing Relational Skills” presents a thought-provoking case study, followed by a discussion of the tendency of opposites to attract only initially, tension-producing behaviors, and the importance of versatility in relationships. The lesson continues highlighting how to relate to different temperaments and ends with an interactive application.
  • Dating to Discover” covers the importance of dating (versus “hooking up”) as a vehicle for evaluating compatibility and for discovering essential character traits. The compatibility questionnaire and character observation exercise are effective tools to help students prepare for real-life situations and potential relationship problems.
  • Making Marriage Work” highlights two of the most important aspects of a healthy marriage relationship: communication and commitment. Students are taught how to avoid the most common communication mistakes that occur in relationships. They are also presented with the best strategies for communicating in a dating relationship, including how to improve listening and appreciation skills. The lesson stresses the importance of commitment in many areas of life, including marriage, and helps students understand the problems of cohabitation. The lesson concludes with students being asked to consider how choosing to delay sex will positively impact their health and future.

Choosing the Best SOUL MATE