Dating lesson handout
If you say, “We are having a lesson on dating this Sunday”, record numbers will show up. How applicable that symbol is for all of the standards in For the Strength of Youth.It is what they think about and what to know more about! These are the points that the youth must battle – so they raise their standards, like Captain Moroni did.Included are some really great and effective scripture study activities like this one where they dig into Article of Faith #13 and answer the question, “what are the church’s standards regarding dating?” There is also a wallet reminder card they can stick in their wallets and remember to act in these honorable ways while on a date or out with their friends.
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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.
One of the dangers of this attitude is that many young men and women take this into their college years. Oaks said: “Knowledgeable observers report that dating has nearly disappeared from college campuses and among young adults generally.
It has been replaced by something called “hanging out.” You young people apparently know what this is, but I will describe it for the benefit of those of us who are middle-aged or older and otherwise uninformed.