"In General Conference of October, 1997, President Gordon B. It will tear you down and pull you into a slough of evil thoughts and possibly of evil actions. Shun it as you would a foul disease, for it is just as deadly. God has planted in you, for a purpose, a divine urge which may be easily When you are young, do not get involved in steady dating. [You] may say, 'Oh I do not intend to marry this person. There is no temptation placed before you that you cannot shun.
Hinckley, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had the following to say about the problem of pornography in our modern world: "You live in a world of terrible temptations. When you reach an age where you think of marriage, then is the time to become so involved. Do not allow yourself to get in positions where it is easy to fall. If you are engaged in things where you do not feel you can pray and ask the Lord's blessings on what you are "Remember, young women, the importance of proper dating.... Do not take the chance of dating nonmembers, or members who are untrained and faithless.
Make sure your parents meet and become acquainted with those you date.
Because dating is a preparation for marriage, date only those who have high standards." "I think President Kimball gives us strong direction in this.
Then throw away the first list and work on the second.