I taught at three different high school seminaries in Salt Lake and I noticed that different schools had different dating cultures; but by in large “dates” were for school dances, and not regular weekend activities. In this article are some questions that can help spur conversation about the standards in the For the Strength of Youth pamphlet, which I believe will help encourage proper dating. Dating is one of the standards that the youth must raise.
Christian standard for 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.
There is also a letter with four questions you can have mom and dad fill out for each girl. Included is a page of awesome quotes that are really relevant to the youth. It is also available in our August combo package HERE.
“ (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.
It is worth a good discussion with them, and here are some questions that can help.