Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. Learn more about the LDS Church. Think of every possible scenario you can think of. That is the million dollar question. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. My husband is on call today, gone the entire weekend. Seek advice, and like the chick said, talk and talk and talk untill its all sorted out in your mind, and in his. I do realize he may want me to be not so ambituous which I am.
I remember attending numerous priesthood meetings by myself and wishing dad were next to me. Mormons have separate congregations for young single adults, which is very convenient. Reading your blog has helped, especially in seeing that these lonely feelings are normal. What a miserable state. Someone already said it, but unless you are planning on converting, this is a dead end relationship. So that may be the end of it there. Or the links, in that first vision one. I'm in the exact same pulling-out-my-hair situation that you are. We might not always like the way some priesthood holders act, but to disparage the priesthood is not being responsible. But what does it really mean to be a patriarch, to lead your tribe.