Ask the following questions to help you determine if he is the one for you forever.As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints we have high standards regarding LDS dating.Here are a few questions from youth about dating, along with answers we hope are helpful.Answers are intended for help and perspective, not as pronouncements of Church doctrine.So the ultimate goal of dating is to find an eternal companion you can make and keep temple covenants with.When you’re a teen, dating helps you learn how to interact with others, make friends, have fun, and learn and practice respect and courtesy.They either do not understand or else underestimate their level of sexual development.Most couples can initially share appropriate types of affection such as holding hands and kissing and still stay well within the bounds of propriety.
While having the strong feelings of love towards someone is essential to getting married, other factors are important to consider before walking down the aisle.
Choose something that's convenient for both of you. Ideally, your first date should be at an open place that has a lot of people milling about, like a book store or casual lunch joint.
A little creativity is a good idea, but remember that your goal is not to impress your date with the lavish setting but rather to select a spot that's casual and nice where there'll be ample opportunity to chat quietly and get to know each other.
As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ you are strongly encouraged to only date other members of our faith.
We have also visited with youth from a variety of places and have found that there are some common questions that LDS youth would like answered.