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5 Things Every Single Mormon Needs To Remember

5 Things Every Single Mormon Needs To Remember

As I talk with single Mormons around the nation I often hear the disappointment and sometimes despair about their dating and marriage prospects. In a church that is so heavily focused on the family, a single member can often feel out of place and not understood. I know because I’ve felt this way. As a YSA when you compound being …

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5 Signs You’re Dating the Right Person

5 Signs You're Dating the Right Person

When you are dating someone often you start to wonder, could this be the one?  Everyone has a list either written or unwritten. However, we should have realistic expectations and realize that we marry potential and not perfection. So how do you know if they are the right one? Here are five signs that they are the right one for …

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LDS Church to Break Up With Singles Wards

LDS Church to Break Up With Singles Wards

SALT LAKE CITY – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made an unprecedented announcement in a small press conference prior to the opening session of General Conference on Saturday. “After much consideration and debate, the Church has decided to phase out singles wards entirely, with all members attending traditional congregations,” announced Jon S. Young, former LDS single and …

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What the Scriptures Say About Unrequited Love

What the Scriptures Say About Unrequited Love

Loving someone who does not love you back can cause exquisite pain. In the midst of such times, it may feel impossible to untangle your emotions and find peace. It can be especially hard as you strive to embody the gospel principles of charity and hope while also respecting someone’s agency, purifying your own motivations, and submitting to God’s will. …

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Dating Counsel from the Bishop of a Young Single Adult Ward

Dating Counsel from the Bishop of a Young Single Adult Ward

Dating advice is the most frustrating thing ever. Everyone gives conflicting advice! One person will say talk more and another talk less. One will say do something spiritual and someone else something secular. In the middle of my own dating conundrums, I turned to my YSA Bishop and asked him for his advice. He gave me the following points and I thought they were pretty …

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10 LDS Quotes That Show the Lord Wants Us to Date

10 LDS Quotes That Show Dating is the Lord’s Method for Finding a Spouse

Over a year ago, I attended an LDS conference that briefly reviewed some findings of dating and marriage among the group known broadly as millennials. As a person who falls into that age group, I was fascinated by the discussion and offered up some thoughts. Recently, I was surprised to see my article gaining traction again. I am grateful for …

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5 Ways Mid-LDS Singles Can Meet and Make New Friends

5 Ways Mid-LDS Singles Can Meet and Make New Friends

For many mid-LDS singles, meeting new people can be difficult. Long gone are constantly changing college classes and frequent activities designed to help people connect. Chances are, if you’re a mid-LDS single, you’ve see the same ten people every day at work and the same ten people at Church. Sure, you can always turn to the internet, but a lot …

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8 Things Girls Wish Guys Understood

8 Things Girls Wish Guys Understood

Girls… My friends are always complaining that they can not understand girls. I am no exception, the more I talk and date girls the less sense they make. So I decided in an effort to understand girls better, I would start asking girls what we as guys can do better. When I asked for advice on “What we could do …

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This is Why I’m Single.

This is Why I’m Single.

  This article by Ariel Szuch was originally posted on her blog. Below is an excerpt.  This stage of life, where I am only responsible to take care of myself, is a gift for me to learn important life skills, figure out what I really want, and cultivate my interests. It’s not just about focusing on myself and having a …

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How Living the Gospel Enhances My Sexuality and Spirituality

How Living the Gospel Enhances My Sexuality and Spirituality

This article was written by Danielle Beckstrom for LDS Living. Below is an excerpt.  You see, growing up I wasn’t one of those girls who was highly conscious of the opposite sex growing up. I was one of those run-around-and-kick-a-ball kind of girls, not one of those run-around–and-try-to-kiss-a-boy kind of girls. I was just a bit of a tomboy and …

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