Rules for dating church girls
No matter their ages, their father will always look over them with a protective eye. The purpose of dating is ultimately to find a spouse.Therefore, one-on-one casual dating before age 18 is pointless.
This is not to say that boy/girl relationships are totally off limits before age 18. Girls can meet en masse with young men at Steak and Shake, Burger King or the local pizza place, at the homes of (carefully chosen) friends for get-togethers , with parents present…whom the girls’ parents know…and who share similar values.But I’m not posting this to argue or try to prove that I am right and that there’s only one way to do this. If you don’t like these rules, or if you vehemently disagree with them, or if you think they are stupid, or if you would just choose something different so be it, that’s FINE!This is what WE are currently choosing to do in OUR home with OUR reasoning behind it. Feel free to mosey on to the next blog on your list without further Mean comments, remarks that we are ‘sooo behind the times’ are boring and will likely be deleted.Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person.Developing serious relationships too early in life can limit the number of other people you meet and can perhaps lead to immorality.You should not date until you are at least 16 years old.
When you begin dating, go with one or more additional couples.
Marrying in the temple and creating an eternal family are essential in God’s plan of happiness. Click here if you are a deacon, teacher, or priest to make Dating part of your plan.
Young women, you can study this standard further as part of your Personal Progress.
Go only to places where you can maintain your standards and remain close to the Spirit.
Young men generally take the initiative in asking for and planning dates.
Remember that a young man and a young woman on a date are responsible to protect each other’s honor and virtue.