The article is partly a book review of Date-onomics, a book that breaks down dating trends by demographics.Not only is it harder to find a partner when the numbers are uneven; it radically changes behaviors between the sexes in ways that disadvantage the majority sex!
I recently read a very interesting article in Time Magazine about the LDS (and Jewish) dating scene.I have a particular interest in this as I have a daughter in her late 30s that was widowed last year due to cancer, and she lives in Utah County.Another problem for single women in the LDS church is that LDS men are delaying marriage more than ever, but they still want the option to have many children–which means their same age female peers are less desirable marriage partners due to fewer remaining years of fertility.So, aside from boob jobs, what can LDS women do to deal with the new reality? 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?
Keeping God's commandment to wait to have sexual relations until after marriage is part of remaining clean and pure.
It also shows obedience to God and His commandments, as well as respect for yourself and those you date.
This means not engaging in premarital sex or any kind of sexual activity (which includes petting with or without clothes on).
Engaging in fornication breaks one of God's most important commandments and requires repentance.
Oaks, " Divorce," Don't let yourself get caught up in the moment by jumping into marriage when you're still in the stage of infatuation and attraction.