Of course, he should be attractive to you, and he should be able to financially provide for you. Does he live the principles of the gospel and magnify his priesthood? Does he love home and family, and will he be a faithful husband and a good father? Use your own voice to introduce yourself to the righteous daughters of God who are all around you.
To actually hear a human voice will shock her—perhaps into saying yes.” ~Elder M.
Ever since various general authorities started drawing attention to the dating scene among Young Adults, I’ve taken an interest in the current status of dating, especially among LDS people, but also in general.
I’ve polled my students about it occasionally and also my friends, single and not.
Finding a Mormon to Date Learning LDS Guidelines Respecting Someone Who is Mormon Community Q&A When you meet a member of The Church of Latter-day Saints (LDS) who you are interested in, you might not be sure how to date them.
Mormons have guidelines they follow when it comes to dating.
Two siblings, practically in elderly status (~30) are single and neither has had a serious boyfriend/girlfriend.
A close friend from his youth married a short time ago, his new wife was his first serious relationship in over a decade.
Below you will find additional insights from prophets and apostles about whom, why, when, and how you should date. have an important responsibility in choosing not only whom you will date but also whom you will marry. Hinckley admonished: ‘Your chances for a happy and lasting marriage will be far greater if you will date those who are active and faithful in the Church.’” (“Four B’s for Boys,” “While you should be friendly with all people, select with great care those whom you wish to have close to you.Does the person you are dating tear others down or build them up?Is his or her attitude and language and conduct what you would like to live with every day? Hales “‘Soul mates’ are fiction and an illusion; and while every young man and young woman will seek with all diligence and prayerfulness to find a mate with whom life can be most compatible and beautiful, yet it is certain that almost any good man and any good woman can have happiness and a successful marriage if both are willing to pay the price” ~President Spencer W.Jesus Christ, the Light of the World, is the only lamp by which you can successfully see the path of love and happiness.” ~Elder Jeffrey R. “Do not expect perfection in your choice of a mate.Do not be so concerned about his physical appearance and his bank account that you overlook his more important qualities.