Within 5 minutes I found a match named and we instantly connected.We chatted for 5 Hours straight, then exchanged numbers before reluctantly coming offline. 3 years later in September 2015 we got married and are living the dream. Within 5 minutes I found a match named and we instantly connected.Answers are intended for help and perspective, not as pronouncements of Church doctrine.says, “Dating can help you develop lasting friendships and eventually find an eternal companion” (, 24).And while there are decent concentrations of LDS singles in metropolitan areas, sometimes up to four wards, there are still areas where options are, well, let’s just say limited.Secondly, singles get busier as work, grad school, and other options mount.“When you are old enough [age 16], you ought to start dating.
Not to mention all the students who never went to BYU to begin with.
Some sign on to find a mass of people to date, which can be good or bad, depending on whether or not you want the same thing.
One strong caution: It’s rare, but sometimes predators sign on.
The pressure is out there, and under it, some are venturing online.
As I looked around and asked questions, I started getting the impression that maybe people weren’t just signing on as a last ditch effort. For one, BYU alumni take their “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve” call pretty seriously. Students leave the dating mecca that is the Wasatch Front, landing in New York, D.