The Lord Wants LDS Singles to Date

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Whether you believe it or not, there are actually lots LDS quotes out there that actually seem to imply that the Lord encourages people to date. Church leaders are even at a consensus in claiming that dating is the Lord’s way of urging modern day people to use in order to find their ideal spouse. So, what are the quotes that support this claim?

What about Dating by Larry M. Gibson

Social media changed how people form relationships which sadly turn out to be less meaningful. The youth is encouraged to relive the old fashioned way on how young men and women get together for a real social experience. This is what is known as a date.

Meeting the Challenges of Today’s World by Robert D. Hales

Dating is the terrain where marriage has to pass through. This is the best chance for long conversations where couples get to learn more about one another as well as their families.

Dating versus Hanging Out by Dallin H. Oaks

Simple yet more frequent dates give women and men the opportunity to shop around in such a way that lets them have an extensive evaluation of prospects. Old fashioned dates were the perfect time to be better acquainted with someone from the opposite sex.

The Great Generation of Young Adults by M. Russell Ballard

A single adult needs to date and marry and this is not something that should be delayed. By marrying the right person in the right place and at the right time, there is no need to be afraid of this prospect.

You’re in the Driver’s Seat by Boyd K. Packer

Once you get old enough, you have to get started with dating. It is great for young women and men to learn how to appreciate and know one another better. Young people are encouraged to date and set high dating standards.

Preparation Brings Blessings by Thomas S. Monson

Start preparing for a temple marriage and for a mission. The right kind of dating is an aspect of this preparation.

Receive the Temple Blessings by Richard G. Scott

Courtship is the sweet period of discovery which leads to eternal marriage. This is a wonderfully beautiful time of sharing and growth, a time when you have to focus your actions, plans and thoughts on two individuals or the parents of your future children.