Teaching lds youth about dating
I knew I only had so much time to keep their attention spans focused on me and my words, so I made sure to implant a few jokes and funny You Tube videos throughout my presentation. The award for my biggest beneficiary in preparing this presentation goes to a You Tube clip of Randy, from the movie, . After I showed the youth that clip I asked somewhat sarcastically, “Okay – is this a good or bad example of how we want to eat? As soon as you sit down at the table, you put the napkin on your lap.(You know, that one movie that plays on repeat on TBS all of Christmas day? ”) Do you remember the part in the movie where Randy, the little brother, is sitting at the kitchen table playing with his undesired meatloaf. You may have not even received your menu or food yet, but the napkin goes in your lap.While working towards a temple marriage when dating, a couple must keep God's law of chastity, one of the basic guidelines of LDS dating.
If you want to have a happy, healthy marriage then it's necessary to build a proper foundation upon the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The base of the pyramid is friendship, and the ascending layers include building blocks such as understanding, respect, and restraint.
At the very top is what he terms a 'glittering little mystery called romance.' If one tries to stand the pyramid on its point, expecting romance to hold everything else up, the pyramid will fall (" The Gospel and Romantic Love," "Choose a companion you can always honor, you can always respect, one who will complement you in your own life, one to whom you can give your entire heart, your entire love, your entire allegiance, your entire loyalty" (" Life's Obligations," Although it is extremely important to date those who have high standards and to observe a potential spouse's behavior, it's also important to remember that no one is perfect. Scott warns against focusing too heavily on seeking a perfect companion: "I suggest that you not ignore many possible candidates who are still developing these attributes, seeking the one who is perfected in them.
There should be dating, followed by careful and thoughtful and thorough courtship.
There should be ample opportunities to experience the prospective spouse’s behavior in a variety of circumstances" (Dallin H.
You will likely not find that perfect person, and if you did, there would certainly be no interest in you.