, written by Joshua Harris and first published in 1997, argued that traditional dating was “a training ground for divorce” because it puts people in the habit of quitting relationships when things get tough.
Aimed at teens and twentysomethings, the book discouraged teen relationships and proposed that courtship, in which a couple moves purposefully toward marriage with their parents’ blessing and involvement, was a superior model to dating.
"But I was with her as she labored through this process and I can tell you that writing the story was no easy task.
When I read her words for the first time, I was shocked at the beauty, slightly surprised at the incredible prose given her condition and, of course, emotionally ripped apart."He continued, "I don't have the same aptitude for the written word, but if I did, I can assure you that my tale would be about the most epic love story…ours."In fact, many readers have reached out to the family with messages of love and support after reading the epic love story."Our family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love for Amy and we appreciate knowing just how much of a difference she has made and continues to make," the family said in their statement to the publication.
Amy Kourse Rosenthal passed away on March 13, but not before she did something unusually beautiful and heartwarming.
The piece touched millions of readers and received such profoundly positive feedback, her family has been able to reciprocate the love through charity.
Online dating is the one place where women over 50 are unequal to men.
Every aspect of it is skewed in favor of men, frequently leaving women feeling at the mercy of male daters.
Ahead of what would have marked Amy's 52nd birthday Saturday, Jason and the couple's three children—Justin, 24, Miles, 22, and Paris, 20—announced the AKR Yellow Umbrella Foundation."Tomorrow, April 29th, is Amy's first birthday since her passing.
To celebrate and honor her, we have created the AKR Yellow Umbrella Foundation, which will provide funding for ovarian cancer research as well as child literacy, causes important to Amy," the family said in a statement to .