Sitting near the end of a parade once, my family was thrilled to see President Ezra Taft Benson step out of a car that had just completed the parade route.We watched as President Benson slowly made his way around to open the car’s other door.A feeling of urgency early in a relationship can sometimes be a red flag.
After one of his first dates with his future wife, David O. At the very top is what he terms a “glittering little mystery called romance.” If one tries to stand the pyramid on its point, expecting romance to hold everything else up, the pyramid will fall (“The Gospel and Romantic Love,” We should be prayerful in all that we do, but courtship is a particularly important time to receive the Lord’s inspiration.
When I first dated my wife, Judy, I was preparing to leave for college within a month.
I did leave, but I felt that our budding relationship was too promising to abandon—so I returned home to enroll in a local school and continue our courtship.
Inspiration can come only when we are honest with ourselves, our potential mates, and the Lord.
When we first date somebody, we may try to mask our faults and make ourselves as appealing as possible.