Celestial dating rules
For example, church president Spencer Kimball, called the "soul kiss" an "abomination" that leads to necking, petting, and "illegitimate babies".He further stated that even when dating for a time a kiss should be a "clean, decent, sexless one like the kiss between a mother and son"."This study finds that dating behaviors drastically differ between the ages.Younger singles are more likely to friend their date on Facebook, communicate by text after a date, and be evasive about their availability if they're not interested in a second date.
The manual includes statements that "prophets have condemned [masturbation] as a sin" and "perversion of the body's passions" that causes one to "become carnal".
Bad news bears, singles: released the results of a survey that shows the dating rules and habits have changed. But even though the playing field has become a bit of uncharted territory, some traditional dating do's and dont's still apply.
"It's important for singles to know that the dating rules have changed," says Whitney Casey, Relationship Expert for
The LDS Church teaches its members to obey what it calls the law of chastity, which is a code of morality and modesty.
Under this code, all members are taught to be "morally clean in their thoughts, words, and actions" and to abstain from pornography.