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Such a sandy foundation will not hold firm when the storms of life come- and they always come."The best way to avoid divorce from an unfaithful, abusive, or unsupportive spouse is to avoid marriage to such a person. Associations through 'hanging out' or exchanging information on the Internet are not a sufficient basis for marriage.I am grateful for the open forum we can have about these issues.However, I was also surprised at how many people disagreed when I said the Lord’s method for finding a spouse was dating. I did not mean it was the method encouraged by either the Lord or the Church now or throughout history.When you've fallen in love with someone it's easy to believe that you are the best of friends and will always feel the way you do, but falling in love is a temporary emotion, one that eventually fades.It's important when courting that you take the time to develop a strong friendship with the one you're dating. Hafen has compared relationships between men and women to a pyramid.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.
If you want to have a happy, healthy marriage then it's necessary to build a proper foundation upon the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Then you must make a decision and pray about it, and the Lord will answer you.
Over a year ago, I attended an LDS conference that briefly reviewed some findings of dating and marriage among the group known broadly as millennials.
After following the basic LDS dating rules and guidelines the time will come when you’re ready to work towards a temple marriage. Prepare yourself through proper dating and courtship and learn how to build a strong relationship by dating for a sufficient time, becoming best friends, choosing the right person, building a foundation upon Jesus Christ.
One of the most important aspects of the courtship process, which is unfortunately often lacking in LDS dating, is the very important need to spend ample time together.