Tag Archives: dating advice

How Online Dating Changed Our Eternity

How Online Dating Changed Our Eternity

“Marriage is perhaps the most vital of all the decisions and has the most far-reaching effects, for it has to do not only with immediate happiness, but also with eternal joys.  It affects not only the two people involved, but also their families and particularly their children and their children’s children down through the many generations.” (Spencer W. Kimball “Oneness …

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How to Make Sense of the Doctrines of Dating

Understanding the Different Doctrines of Dating

Perhaps this sounds familiar. As you enter your adult years, make dating and marriage a high priority. Or how about this? You single adults need to date and marry. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? But maybe you’ve also heard this. Just stop trying so hard to find someone to marry. It’s more likely to happen when you’re not looking. Don’t worry …

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Why Millennials Aren’t Marrying (Even Within the Church)

Why Millennials Aren't Marrying (Even Within the Church)

I recently had the opportunity to attend an LDS Influencers Conference. Designed to help members of the Church with influence on the online community, numerous topics are discussed, from statistical data on recent Church campaigns to how we can better share goodness through social media. Out of everything that was shared, one statistic about marriage left a lasting impression. “Millennials …

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3 Tips to Get You On Your Way to Finding an Eternal Companion

3 Tips to Get You On Your Way to Finding an Eternal Companion

In a faith that emphasizes family and with a world culture that can make dating and marriage difficult, finding an eternal companion can seem like an insurmountable task. But with the right perspective based in Gospel teachings and some basic know-how, you can feel more confident. These three tips are here to help you get on the right track. TIP …

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Chastity: Why It’s Not All About the Consequences

Chastity: Why It’s Not All About the Consequences

“True doctrine, understood, changes attitudes and behavior. The study of the doctrines of the gospel will improve behavior quicker than a study of behavior will improve behavior.”  – President Boyd K. Packer (1) As a sophomore at BYU, I was taking a marriage prep class when I was assigned to write a paper about a topic of my choice pertaining to …

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Sexuality and Singledom – Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

Sexuality and Singledom - Navigating with Clarity and Integrity

Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, a LDS licensed psychotherapist with a Ph.D in Counseling Psychology, recently posted an adaptation from her presentation at a Singles Conference in New York City in May 2015. Dr. Finlayson-Fife wrote her dissertation on LDS women and sexuality. Below is an excerpt of her post:  Let me begin by saying that I would like to help single members of …

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What Your Mother Wants You to Know About Dating

WHAT YOUR MOTHER WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT DATING

When it comes to dating advice we often roll our eyes when mom gets on her soap box to dispense unsolicited guidance.  However, occasionally your maternal influences might have a pearl of wisdom that could improve your perspective on dating or even answer a prayer. Here’s some thoughtful dating wisdom from a Q&A a panel of moms shared with The …

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How to Not Be the Mr. Collins of Your Singles Ward

How to Not Be the Mr. Collins of Your Singles Ward

“We are all fools in love,” author Jane Austen once eloquently penned 1 . Imagine what her reaction would be after sitting through a few YSA speed dating activities. The truth is that the search for love in the singles ward isn’t all that different from how it is in a Jane Austen novel. There’s the ward Mr. Darcy, whom …

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Meet The Love Of Your Life At General Conference

MEET THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE AT GENERAL CONFERENCE

General Conference weekend is inspiring for everyone, but for singles it means more than just spiritual nourishment; it’s a conglomeration of the dating pool and an opportunity to meet faith-centered men or women. Here’s five creative ways YOU could find the love of your life during General Conference weekend. 1. Go alone to the conference center. It may sound strange, …

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