Remember that a young man and a young woman on a date are responsible to protect each other’s honor and virtue.
Plan dating activities that are safe, positive, and inexpensive and that will help you get to know each other.
The guideline to wait to date is inspired counsel from Latter-day prophets. Hazards exist if you date before you are emotionally and mentally able to deal with the physical feelings that come from serious relationships.
When choosing someone to date, look for and date only those people who have high moral standards.
Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person.
Developing serious relationships too early in life can limit the number of other people you meet and can perhaps lead to immorality.
Your ultimate goal is to spend eternity with Heavenly Father, and in His kingdom we will live as eternal families.
As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ, you are strongly encouraged to only date other members of our faith.
In cultures where dating or courtship is acceptable, dating can help youth develop friendships and eventually find an eternal companion.
Youth in the Church are taught to wait until at least age 16 to begin dating and to date only those who have high moral standards.
Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person. You may want to invite your dates to activities with your family.
Plan dating activities that are positive and inexpensive and that will help you get to know each other.