Dating & Courtship

LDS Quotes on Dating & Courtship

“Most people spend more time planning the wedding than planning the marriage. The wedding is the planting, but the marriage is the season. One happens in an instant, the rest can last forever.”

John Bytheway  |  Weed Your Brain, Grown Your Testimony

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“In dating relationships with the opposite sex, making a wrong choice early may limit making the right choice later.”

James E. Faust  |  “Where Do I Make My Stand?” Ensign, Nov. 2004, 21.

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“During the time of courtship, please be emotionally honest in the expression of affection. Sometimes you are not as careful as you might be about when, how, and to whom you express your feelings of affection. You must realize that the desire to express affection can be motivated by other things than true love.”

Bruce C. Hafen  |  “The Gospel and Romantic Love,” Ensign, Oct. 1982, 67.

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“When any of you—men or women—are given entrance to the heart of a trusting young friend, you stand on holy ground. In such a place you must be honest with yourself—and with your friend—about love and the expression of its symbols.”

Bruce C. Hafen  |  “The Gospel and Romantic Love,” Ensign, Oct. 1982, 67.

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“Dating has become the accepted form of social recreation for the purpose of getting acquainted before young people can safely have a serious interest in each other. Because the selection of a mate in life is so extremely important, we should intelligently seek the experiences which will help us to make that great decision”

Howard W. Hunter  |  Youth of the Noble Birthright, pp. 101-109. Salt Lake City, 1960

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