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It may be interesting to have this conversation with the youth about how their dating behaviors now (and not just chastity) can help them prepare for their future families.
This can be a pretty sensitive topic with certain youth who would love to date, but seem to never be asked. and rolling their eyes at me – which I love because it means they needed to hear it. Steady dating is courtship, and surely the beginning of courtship ought to be delayed until you have emerged from your teens.” (For the Strength of Youth, Dating) There will be many youth who live and love this standard, and many who ignore it.
The funny thing about this, is that in my experience, many youth don’t date much anymore. Whenever we talked about it, their eyes lit up and I had their total attention and I consistently felt a great need to bring this back into the lives of our youth. Formerly, a STANDARD was a military object (like a flag or an ensign) carried atop a pole. If a youth chooses not to raise that standard, they run the risk of defeat.
It is very different from dating….“Young women, resist too much hanging out, and encourage dates that are simple, inexpensive, and frequent.
Don’t make it easy for young men to hang out in a setting where you women provide the food. An occasional group activity is OK, but when you see men who make hanging out their primary interaction with the opposite sex, I think you should lock the pantry and bolt the front door.
“ (Ensign, June 2006) I remember when Elder Oaks gave this talk, I was single at the time and was very aware of that attitude.
Although this talk was geared towards young adults – I can’t help but wonder how the expectations and attitudes about dating in high school would naturally impact the behaviors in their young adult years.