Because of the belief that people should be married and the doctrine that they can maintain marital ties throughout eternity, Latter-day Saints take dating and courtship more seriously than those for whom marriage has less religious significance.
Latter-day Saints believe that premarital chastity is a scriptural commandment reaffirmed by current revelation. He that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body" (1 Cor. From a modern Church leader: "Chastity should be the dominant virtue among young people" (Mc Kay, p. LDS youth are also taught that they should not participate in sexual activities that often precede sexual intercourse: "Among the most common sexual sins our young people commit are necking and petting.
Take up a wholesome outdoor activity, like skiing or hiking.7.
Keep a straight face upon mentions of the Angel Moroni, or Salt Lake City being referred to as Zion.8. In fact, always have a backup casserole ready in case someone breaks their leg and needs a home-cooked meal.9.
Here, young people participate, usually once a week, in gender-segregated activities designed with an adult adviser for their particular age group.
Occasionally, joint activities are planned that include boys and girls together.
A chaste courtship is expected to lead to a temple marriage, in which a couple make binding commitments to each other for all time and eternity.Don't Go There topics: Multiple wives and magic underwear jokes are really old, most Mormons will be polite about them, but just don't make them.The mainstream church no longer okays polygamy, and this is a sore subject so steer clear.11.Fashion: twinsets, knee-length skirts, scrubbed and smiley.Athletic wear is also okay, but no short shorts or tank tops. Look at the homepage (Bringham Young University) and follow the example of anyone featured.10.