It’s a spiritual obligation and whether in this life or the next, we believe that ultimately for an individual to reach the highest degree of glory, one must enter into the eternal covenants made in the sealing ordinance.
As can clearly be seen by many of the leaders of the church and those who are closely following this trend, the problem doesn’t simply make it harder for women to get married in the church but it also changes their behavior as well.
The last time I saw my daughter, she told me that she had decided to be more proactive about meeting people.
She had signed up for a (free) online dating service, and had recently gone out with four different guys.
They just started dating, but still, I was again proud of her for being proactive about it and getting out there and making an effort, which appears to have led to some promising initial traction.
She is no longer in the Church, so religion is not a major consideration for her.
”—who gave up on finding a husband and decided to have children on their own.
As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we understand that getting married is more than simply a lifestyle choice.It might be hard to find such a gem in the real world.A concrete example of an issue that might be hard to negotiate: Say I found a Mormon woman I wanted to marry. There is no way in hell I would get married without them being present, which would of necessity mean a non-temple wedding.Of course, there are liberal Mormon women out there, and that might be the best of both worlds.But I live in the midwest, and there just aren’t that many Mormons (of any kind) around, so now we would be talking about a small subset of an already small population.The article points out “according to sociologists, economists and psychologists who have studied sex ratios throughout history, the culture is less likely to emphasize courtship and monogamy when women are in oversupply.