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How Boy-Crazy Are You? {Free Book Giveaway}

By: Paula Hendricks (Guest)

Does boy craziness seem so . . . junior high? You might be surprised. Take the Boy-Crazy Quiz to find out where your focus is.

Simply answer yes or no to the following fourteen questions. I’m going to make a quick cup of chai while you’re working on it. See you in a few!

  1. In a room full of people, do you always know where “he” is? (yes/no)
  2. Are boys your number-one favorite topic of conversation with your friends? (yes/no)
  3. Do you often dress to catch a guy’s attention? (yes/no)
  4. Do you replace one crush with another almost as soon as you realize the first relationship is not going anywhere? (yes/no)
  5. Have you asked a guy out? (yes/no)
  6. Do you have your eye on more than one guy at a time? (yes/no)
  7. Do you believe you’d finally be completely happy if you had a boyfriend? (yes/no)
  8. Do you change your schedule or plans in order to bump into him? (yes/no)
  9. Do you tend to have more guy friends than girlfriends? (yes/no)
  10. When you’re relaxing with a good book, movie, or song, do you pick those that are filled with ooey-gooey romance? (yes/no)
  11. If you journal or pray, are your pages or prayers filled with thoughts and requests about guys? (yes/no)
  12. Are you always trying to figure out which guys like you? (yes/no)
  13. Would you be willing to get a total makeover for a guy? Not the hair, make-up, and new-clothes kind, but the “I’ll change who I am at my core if that’s what it takes to get you” kind? (yes/no)
  14. Anything I’ve missed? If so, write it below.

If you answered yes to any, several, or all of these questions, then Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom is for you.

Leave a comment below by Monday, October 20, and let me know what you learned from taking this quiz for a chance to win a free copy!

Paula’s Bio:

Paula Hendricks lives in southwest Michigan where she no longer tries to catch guys’ attention by swallowing live goldfish, arm wrestling, and jumping down flights of stairs. Instead, she blogs for teen girls and women by day and journals her adventures by night. Her first book, Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, released September 2013. 

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How Boy-Crazy Are You?

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  • Hannah

    =) Paula Hendrick’s mini-bio (the first part) sounds like me 6 years ago Currently? I mentor boy-crazy girls instead =) Thanks for posting this ladies! It’s a great evaluation for the Christian-girl culture to have before them!

  • Katie

    I have learned a lot from all these great blogs, thank you all!

  • Esther

    I’ve learnt that, yes, I can get pretty boy crazy (I answered ‘yes’ to quite a few of the questions). But, I think, with God’s help, I have learnt to somewhat control the craziness. 🙂

  • Briana Soto

    I am going to be dead honest I answered yes to pretty much all of these but I learnered through this blog that no guy can make me happy(that is an unsaved guy who just tries to sweet talk me). I have to be honest I can get pretty boy crazy at times but by the strength of God and y’all’s great example and leadership I know if y’all can do it I can too:) Thank y’all so much for being the best role models. With love Briana

  • Lindsay

    Thanks so much! I’ve already taken this quiz, but, I like to reevaluate myself. I must say, I am a lot better than I was say 3 months ago! All thanks to the Lord who graciously cared for me and allowed me to find resources, like GirlDefined and LYWB, to help me in my walk with Him. Have a blessed day everyone!!

    Jeremiah 29:11, ” For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.”

  • I answered yes to ‘only’ 3 questions this time!

  • Sarah Conley

    Hello, thank you so much for posting this! When I took the quiz, I was surprised at my answers, however, I know with the grace of God I am getting better! : ) A few months ago if I am not mistaken you(Paula Hendricks) had a few sessions with Nancy Leigh Demoss on the revive our hearts broadcast, that helped me a lot! Also, back months ago I had never really realized how boy crazy I truly was… I knew I might have been partially, but not as much as I truly was(I wasn’t an extremest though). It is such a blessing to know we have a patient God! Full of compassion, but yet still has the ultimate parenting skills to get us back on to the road of righteousness. : ) Praying you have a wonderful day!!

  • Abi Holloway

    Wow! I guess I’ve never really thought of myself as a boy-crazy girl until I had to truthfully answer yes to some of those questions. I am always the one person who is helping my friends with their boy-craziness! But this test made me step back and examine my own heart! What a mind opener! Thank you so much for putting this up!! Cant wait for the next post.

  • Karissa

    Even if I am not in a relationship, I still do those habits. What a mind-blowing quiz! I am growing every day, thankfully, in my faith and you have opened my eyes to see this need to change. Praise the Lord! 🙂 Yeah, this, definitely, will make me think! One day, after (and if I ever get it) I read this book, I would love to share it with a group of girls. Thanks so much for sharing, Paula! God is definitely using you! Praise Jesus!

  • Marie

    Wow. . . Yeah, I am kinda guilty! Its easy to be boy crazy– but how do you stop???

  • Wow. Ouch ! Quite a few of these definitely got me. By God’s grace and help, I am getting better-but still definitely a but boy crazy. Some of those questions I guess I never really thought about. Learning to go to Christ for love before anyone else, but boy craziness is hard thing to get over !

  • LydiaJoa

    I said yes to 5 of them. And I think it is good to like more than one guy at a time. (especially if you are no where close to being old enough to marry.) You don’t want to be so into one guy that you don’t make other friends too.

  • Jacey Faith

    I have to confess I answered most of the questions with either yes or yes and no. I have been praying that God would shape me into the woman he wants me to be. Thanks for the article, it was very eye-opening.

  • Jacqueline Clark

    Wow…this was a good exercise for me to realize how much I think about the guys around me rather than seeking to please Christ in everything I do. ( I answered yes to several of the questions asked.) Thank you for posting this and helping all of us gain a better understanding of what Christ has called us to as Christian young women.

  • Kris Stutz

    90% of those questions would have been a yes 5 yrs ago. Today 3/4 of them are a yes, sometimes I worry that I completely shut guys out or is just a stage I’m going through? I still have a longing to get married someday (like every girl does) but it’s not a strong desire right now. Does anyone know if this is a stage or something to be prayed about?

  • Quite Distinguished

    Talk about a major “heart check” list. I would have said I’m patiently praying for a godly husband, and observing the men around me for godly qualities, but this checklist has helped me see that my heart may really be going beyond that. How easy it is to think I’m dong the “right” thing in my relationships with the men around me….but secretly be fostering a boy-crazy heart attitude. I used to be VERY boy-crazy (to the point it became a family joke with my sisters), and by God’s grace I have come a long way, but this pinpointed some blindspots in my heart. Thank you so much for your thought-provoking and heart-revealing questions.

  • Heather

    Wow…this was a really helpful quiz to take. I don’t really think of myself as totally boy-crazy, but I had to answer yes to more of these than I wanted to. Great eye-opener! And something to really think about. Thanks for the article–I love your website!

  • Elizabeth

    Hi, I recently started reading your blog and 30 day devotional and absolutely love what you guys are going and inspiring young girls. I have been struggling to let go, and let God and it is difficult at times, especially about the future. When taking this quiz, I realized that I still need to work on a strong, intimate relationship with God. Thank you for this post 🙂

    Galatians 1:10

  • Makayla Nook

    Wow. This was a total eye opener! Talk about convictions… This would be a really good topic for a girls Bible study night! Thanks for the post!

  • Kimberly Snyder

    I only said yes to one question. I would love to read this book! =)

  • Bethany

    Is it wrong for a girl to think a guy is cute…no. Is it wrong if a girl overly obsess about said guy…maybe. This dosen’t mean girls should just forever stray from guys forever, but it depends on the guy and if he’s a godly man, ask yourself is he worth it? If not why are you putting him before God? This is why I love this blog because it helps me retrain my focus on god and learn that I’m not the only girl out here with problems. I myself haven’t lost it for a guy, but I still pursue have pursued him mentally and sometimes it clogs my me time with God. Now this can be a problem and though these attractions are natural, I think every girl has at one time went “boy crazy,” and wrote his last name in notebooks. Yes, yes it’s confession time I have said yes to a few of these questions and I don’t think admitting these attractions should lead to any form of judgement. I’m currently a junior in high school and I wish their were more Christians at my school, most of them are boys so I lose the godly christian girl encouragement. Oh my goodness I can’t believe I wrote a big ol paragraph. I haven’t commented before on anything like this and Im kinda happy I did because for one I do get a little over hand with guys I admit but also I am a devote book worm and I’m happy this opportunity is available because like i said all girls struggle with this.

  • Holli

    Thanks for the quiz! I’m teaching a class on girls’ stuff to the teens at church once a month. The quiz is definitely a helpful resource (as well as convicting to me).

  • Courtney

    I learned that I have come a long way from where I was when I was younger but I am still a little boy crazy but always continuing to work on it 🙂

  • Celtic Princess

    I think that answering the questions according to my actual actions, I can say no to most of them, but answering according to what I would do if I could, or what I might do if I had different boundaries (mostly set by authorities at one time or another) I could probably get a yes on at least 80% of them… super convicting…

  • Lydia Billings

    I don’t really think about these questions, but when i do think about it, i realize that I am a little bit more boy crazy than I thought. I am personally not allowed to date until I am a little bit older and I am thankful for my parents judgement on that 🙂

  • Jessica

    Mmm. Though painfully convicting, I really needed to hear those things. Learned I have *way* farther than I imagined in the journey of a clean heart… Also, thank you girls for your blog and for your reminders that we have hope — a hope because of Christ. Been really blessed by the different posts. Keep it up!

    Here’s an encouraging verse along those lines:

    Psalm 73:25-26
    Whom have I in heaven but You?
    And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.
    My flesh and my heart may fail,
    But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

  • Halee Westbrook

    Ugh! Why did this post have to be so true? We as Christian girls always think of ourselves as emotionally pure….. But….. When it comes down to it, we have a lot of cleaning up to do. The Bible says to think of whatever is pure, true, right, lovely,etc. Thanks for the post, it really hit home! P.S. Sorry for the rant… I’m talking to myself. ☺️

  • Anne

    A few years ago, it would of been yes to almost every question. Now, I answered no to most of the questions, but this is a great list to keep me in check!

  • luv2sew

    I answered yes to about half the questions, does that make me ” boy crazy?”

  • Beth

    I think there’s a difference between having a crush and being boy-crazy. Answering yes to a few, especially if they are directed towards a particular guy rather than guys in general probably just tells you you have a crush, which isn’t wrong, since you’re (hopefully) not judging your worth on guys, while being boy-crazy takes it too far.

  • Virginia

    If you tell someone that you know you think a guy is cute and they scream it to the world to be rude does that still make them a good person to hang with? It is a girls job to get “BOYS CRAZY” sometimes right?

  • Janet Alero Etchie

    Boy craziness is something that I have struggled with for a long time. Although I am not as obsessed about guys as I once was, I have learned that I still have a major problem with it. this quiz has been very eyeopening and I am thankful for this blog! 🙂

  • Virginia

    If life is waying you down and you think you are not good as you want,look up a favorite verse.

  • anonymous

    I answered 5 yes and 8 no does that make me boy crazy?

  • Nicole.

    I answered 11 no’s and 2 yes’s. Should I care more?

  • Rebecca

    Thank you for this post! I am going to use this list to evaluate myself and check my motives on a daily basis. This is something I have been praying about lately and the timing of this post was perfect!

  • Congratulations @abiholloway:disqus You are the WINNER of the book “Confessions of a Boy Crazy Girl.” Please e-mail us at contact@girldefined.com with your mailing address and we will send the book your way! 🙂

  • Rosalie

    This was a great post! Thanks so much! I’ve been trying to not be guys focused or spend my extra time pining away for a dude. 🙂 2 yes’s and 11 no’s.

  • Gods_girlcoco

    2 yes all the rest are no’s. Soooooo…..does that make me boy crazy? hmmmmm


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