How to guard your heart without being too guarded.

How To Guard Your Heart Without Being Too Guarded

In Podcast by Debra Fileta

“Guard your heart”. 

That’s pretty much sums up the relationship advice you get when you ask someone within the Christian culture for dating advice.

But what does it mean to guard your heart, and how do you guard your heart without appearing too guarded?

How To Guard Your Heart

Guarding your heart really comes down to protecting your heart…because your heart is the most important part of who you are, and so it’s worth protecting.

We’ve got to learn to protect our heart by setting spiritual, physical, and emotional boundaries. 

Today we’re talking through some of those steps, and what it looks like to practically guard your heart from getting attached to someone prematurely.

So click the buttons below to subscribe and check out Episode 36 of the Love + Relationships Podcast to find out how to guard your heart!

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For another great episode of the Love + Relationships Podcast check out: Oversharing in Relationships – 10 Things Not To Talk About Too Soon


Get busy learning what you need to know about healthy singleness, dating, and marriage. Check out Choosing Marriage: Why It Has To Start With We > Me or True Love Dates: Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life.

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DEBRA FILETA is a Licensed Professional Counselor, national speaker, relationship expert, and author of Choosing Marriage and True Love Dates. She’s also the host of the hotline style Love + Relationships Podcast. Her popular relationship advice blog,, reaches millions of people with the message of healthy relationships. Connect with her on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter