Kimball said: “Kissing has been prostituted and has degenerated to develop and express lust instead of affection, honor and admiration. What do kisses mean when handed out like pretzels and robbed of sacredness?
” If you're like me, your first response was probably, "Who goes around handing out pretzels? Which means that President Kimball was simply giving a much-needed reiteration of the Biblical ban on prostitution.
“When you find you are developing an interest in a young woman, show her that you are an exceptional person that she would find interesting to know better. You separate dating from discipleship at your peril.
Russell Ballard “Dating is the opportunity for lengthy conversations. Do you share the same feelings about the commandments, the Savior, the priesthood, the temple, parenting, callings in the Church, and serving others?
When you date, learn everything you can about each other. Have you observed one another under stress, responding to success and failure, resisting anger, and dealing with setbacks?
And when the Gods had completed each of the "times" of creation, they had noted that they were obeyed--the word had been obeyed!
The Gods said "it is good, very good," as they looked over their total world and plan.