Lds dating rules
It is good for you to go to games and dances and picnics, to do all of the young things. We encourage you to set high standards of dating” (“You’re in the Driver’s Seat”).
In some cultures, parents still closely supervise courtship and arrange children's marriages, but youth worldwide have increasing choices in dating and mate selection.
“You should not date until you are at least 16 years old,” the website reads.Every right-thinking young person has a native desire to become acquainted with the opposite sex, looking eventually to pairing off in honorable marriage" (Petersen, p. "Dating has become the accepted form of social recreation for the purpose of getting acquainted before young people can safely have a serious interest in each other. Because the selection of a mate in life is so extremely important, we should intelligently seek the experiences which will help us to make that great decision" (Hunter, pp. Typical of the advice given to LDS youth is the following counsel about dating: Who? “When you begin dating, go with one or more additional couples.Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person.