Book of mormon dating rules
Ryan Cragun, a sociology professor at the University of Tampa (who also happens to be ex-LDS) considers it an unexpected byproduct of the growing importance of the mission in the life of Mormon men; faced with the choice to serve or not (at a young age when they may not be fully ready to commit), many have chosen to leave.The more pressure to serve, the more they feel obligated to leave altogether if they don’t meet this requirement (rather than remain and lose status in the community).One time I was confused and told them, “I am a Mormon; you’re Baptist.” The reply was “But you love God.” It struck me, they really cared about someone’s spiritual life.When I moved back to Utah, I realized that often times the “RM” checkbox replaces caring about someone’s spirituality.When I lived in the Bible Belt, everyone I worked with was a non-member.Something that was odd was how often they would ask me to date either their daughter, sister, or best friend.
I’ve gotten all sorts of awful dating advice, but one takes the cake.
Highlights of the article: In short, it’s a buyer’s market in which men are the buyers and women are the commodities.
So, in a church so obviously geared toward men, why are so many of them leaving?
For some families, all caffeinated drinks and sodas are prohibited 10.
If you have dark skin and convert to Mormonism, your skin will begin to lighten/whiten 11.