This is where LDS online dating comes in: Online dating is an amazingly effective tool for reaching out and getting to know lots of other LDS singles.LDS singles that you might otherwise never have met.With 5 Sunday School classes, an overflowing sacrament meeting, 2 Relief Societies, and 2 Elders Quorums, it can feel like an Olympic event just to find your best friend to sit with.

All of this goes against the teachings of The Rules.

I’ve read “The Rules” (both the original and updated) a few times. I’ve broken every single one of The Rules at times. The women feel like they have no choice but to be proactive, invite the guys over, flaunt what they got, and make sure they are noticed and remembered.

Online dating can be especially satisfying for single Latter-Day Saints looking for a temple-worthy companion.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has about 16.000.000 million members worldwide.

Do The Rules apply or work for women in a singles ward where the ratio of women to men can be staggeringly not in their favor?

And I can’t help but wonder, if Mormon girls in singles wards changed their approach, and followed The Rules, would there be more dating and relationships?

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And then there are the Southern women who just call it common sense. In my mid-singles ward there is a consistent 3:1 ratio. Three beautiful and talented women for every single man. Plain and simple, it can feel like a competition to get the attention of the good guys and get a date.

In my current ward we have about 400 people attending on an average Sunday.

” I won’t quote the whole chapter here, but here’s part of what we say: Many local LDS congregations host weekend dances and other social events to which their young people are encouraged to invite nonmember friends.