All un-coupled people are constantly being assessed and assessing—it creates a strange highly-charged atmosphere where men and women can’t just organically get to know each other, which is the norm in non-LDS 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.
it’s about social skills, learning how to communicate with different people, and figuring out what you want and what you like. Basically, a date in the regular world isn’t a job interview. I ended up with some great male friends from my dating days.
If you find someone with whom you click, you can then gradually (or rapidly) move towards exclusiveness, depending on your/their desire. I can’t say that about the LDS world, and if it weren’t for my rather exceptional experience in other contexts, I doubt I would *have* any male LDS friends.
Soon, we were talking on the phone almost daily, and when a job transfer took me clear to the east coast, we kept talking. Because of the distance, we both almost gave up more than once. If your idea of LDS dating doesn't include ice-blocks or a scavenger hunt, this is the place for you.
Having fun dating is definitely essential but at LDSMingle we focus on helping you make meaningful relationships with other Latter-day Saints.
There’s just nowhere for it to happen.” I think some Church authorities have been fairly liberal in their concept of dating.
Elder Ballard has promoted the idea of one on one dating, but not necessarily with the sole goal of marriage.
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I think his subtext was simply putting flint and steel in the same drawer.