A Parents Guide
Ideas for teaching your children about dating and physical intimacy during their teenage years.
Dating & Relationships
Extracts from the Teachings of Ezra Taft Bensonabout Dating.
How to Treat a Girl
"First I thought women got all the breaks. Then I discovered that by
respecting them, I was lifting myself too." A. Lynn Scoresby
Worthy of the Girl You Will Someday Marry
President Gordon B
Hinckley counsels the young men on preparation for marriage.
Always Wanted to Give Her Away
What happens when non-recommend holding parents cant attend a temple marriage?
Marriage vs. Temple Marriage
"Unless young people who marry outside the temple speedily
repent, they cut themselves off from exaltation in the celestial kingdom of God." President
Joseph Fielding Smith
For the Strength
The standards from the writings and teachings of
Church leaders and from scriptures regarding dating as well as other . While the rules and guidelines in this material were
originally prepared for the youth, the principles outlined are applicable to all.
Members of the Church are distinctive in
their dating and relationship practices, but they are also influenced by broader cultural
Passionate kissing or other intimate physical activity should be avoided before marriage.
Latter-day Saints are encouraged to date faithful members of the
Dating and Marriage
While the Church does not consider it a sin, leaders have discouraged
interracial dating because of the inherent difficulties involved.