Invite your parents to become acquainted with those you date.
Choose to date only those who have high moral standards and in whose company you can maintain your standards.
A date is a planned activity that allows a young man and a young woman to get to know each other better.
In cultures where dating is acceptable, it can help you learn and practice social skills, develop friendships, have wholesome fun, and eventually find an eternal companion.
Times have changed, and that is a good thing—especially the fading-away of cruel taboos that once stigmatized women who engaged in premarital sex or bore children out of wedlock. The values question assumes that sexual mores loosen naturally from conservative to liberal.
The dating game is rigged, but the problem is not strategic â it’s demographic. Multiple studies show that college-educated Americans are increasingly reluctant to marry those lacking a college degree. It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him.
[Editor’s note: “Cynthia Bowman” is a pseudonym, as are other names denoted with an asterisk.
Some biographical details have been altered to hide their identities.] Yes, she told me, the ratios are lopsided. “They wait for the next, more perfect woman,” grumbled Bowman, a veterinarian in San Diego.
At my age, there are no real activities for singles in the church, so I decided to try online dating for Mormons. It all resulted in meeting a nice lady my own age from Salt Lake City.
Remember that a young man and a young woman on a date are responsible to protect each other’s honor and virtue.
Show More Plan dating activities that are safe, positive, and inexpensive and that will help you get to know each other.
As you enter your adult years, make dating and marriage a high priority.
Seek a companion who is worthy to go to the temple to be sealed to you for time and all eternity.