It evokes images of suicidal, comet-chasing groups, physically abusive regimens, corrupt tyrants and Satanic rituals.Clearly there are some odd beliefs and groups in the world -- but every religion can seem odd or even extreme to those who do not understand it.• Go for a walk or hike • Rent a tandem bike • Go rollerblading • Play basketball or a game of ‘horse’ • Go camping • Play tennis or racquetball • Go rock climbing • Learn how to canoe or kayak • Go fishing • Garden or plant a tree • Go horseback riding • Play croquet • Go ice skating, cross country skiing, or sledding • Have a snowball fight • Go sightseeing • Wash the car • Go geocaching with your GPS • Fly a kite • Go to the beach or pool • Play mini golf • Attend the circus • Go to a water park or amusement park • Visit a local arboretum or rose garden • Browse in a bookstore • Go garage sale hunting or to an antique auction • Visit the batting cages or driving range • Go to the cannery • Go to the temple • Browse around in IKEA and have some Swedish meatballs • Volunteer at a local shelter, school, or library • Go for a drive through the country • Visit a local U-Pick orchard for apples, blueberries, or raspberries • Go bowling • Visit a flea market, thrift store, or antique shop • Go window shopping • Go out for breakfast (instead of dinner) • Meet each other for lunch in the middle of a busy day • Visit a zoo or aquarium • Go to a local festival or parade • Go to a family-friendly comedy club • Take a dinner cruise • Check out houses on the Parade of Homes • Attend a sporting event (minor league or high school games are cheaper) • Visit a museum or art gallery (college campus museums are usually free) • Play laser tag or paintball • Take a dance class • Browse at a furniture store, try out all the sofas and chairs • Go to a local high school or community theater play or concert • Attend a dance or music recital on a nearby college campus • Go out for dessert; order something and split it • Get a hotel room, swim in the pool, and enjoy the continental breakfast • Stay at a bed and breakfast • Learn to cook something new together • Do yoga, Pilates, aerobics, or stretching together • Watch a TV show together on a blow-up mattress or futon in your living room • Read the same book over a month, then discuss it in a spouse “book club” • Read and discuss a chapter in the scriptures or an article in the Ensign • Watch a favorite Disney movie from when you were a kid • Go to a drive-in movie theater • Learn to make and paint pottery • Find a food storage recipe and try it out • Go rake a neighbor’s leaves or shovel their driveway • Rent a DVD (or a free one from the library) and pop popcorn • Make homemade ice cream • Work on family history • Work on writing up a will together • Bake a treat and deliver it to the neighbors • Play a Scrabble tournament • Trade back rubs • Take a bubble bath or shower together • Invite another couple over to play Scene It • Have a picnic on a blanket on your living room floor or in the backyard • Make S’mores in a fire pit, your fireplace, or the microwave • Go camping in your backyard a cook with your Dutch oven • Plan a vacation you’d like to take someday ♥ Jenny Evans Exclusively for Wedding Copyright © 2011 Wedding A date is a planned activity that allows a young man and a young woman to get to know each other better.So thanks to Mormon Memes and BYU Memes for their contribution and the dozen of individuals who have submitted their hilarious memes to us here on LDS SMILE.For those who are looking for some of the best spiritually related memes and quotes, here’s the link to the 50 Spiritually Uplifting Mormon Meme’s post we did recently. When you begin dating, go with one or more additional couples.
Remember that a young man and a young woman on a date are responsible to protect each other’s honor and virtue. You can order a free copy of the Book of Mormon at " or "Kingdom of the Religious Organizations." it's much more ominous to call us the Mormon Cult!By backing up and looking at principles instead of rules, you should be able to apply the dating advice to your particular circumstances. It is an approximate age where you might think about starting the process of eventually finding an eternal companion. You should not unnecessarily postpone spouse selection; but there is no reason to unnecessarily advance it either. You do not have to take a flying leap into the dating process when you turn 16.Instead of seeking a list of possible dating ideas, construct your own that is consistent with gospel principles. Just take small steps out of your comfort zone, while developing your new skills. If you are older, then finding a suitable spouse should be more pressing.