If you are unsure, at least wait until you are sure of that person's character.A good question to ask yourself when contemplating a possible date is to ask yourself if the person lives gospel standards.
And French kissing is out--it's purpose is to be passionate and suggestive, not to express pure affection (plus, the stuff with the tongues just seems tacky, in my opinion).Do not date someone you know will tempt you to compromise your standards or your virtue.It is better to not date then to date someone who does not respect you.We thought we might be friends or pen pals at best.We met as she drove through my town on a visit to see her son's family.As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we have high standards regarding LDS dating.
LDS youth are counseled to not date until they are at least 16 years old.
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.
A young man and a young woman on a date are responsible to help each other maintain their standards and to protect each other's honor and virtue.
, a Church publication for young men and young women, contains the following counsel regarding dating: “Do not date until you are at least 16 years old.
Avoid going on frequent dates with the same person. You may want to invite your dates to activities with your family.