Some Additional Guidance

Let’s be honest: there is only so much we can cover in each issue of TWO, and you might need additional advice and counsel. To tide you over until the next issue ­— here are some of the resources we look to ­— for your perusal and enjoyment.

On dating

“The Reflection in the Water,” a CES Fireside address by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“The Dedication of a Lifetime,” a CES Fireside address by Elder Dallin H. Oaks

“Push Back Against the World,” a CES Fireside address by Elder Dallin H. Oaks with Sister Kristen M. Oaks

“Marriage and Divorce,” a BYU Devotional address by President Spencer W. Kimball

“The Eternal Blessings of Marriage,” a general conference address by Elder Richard G. Scott

“To Have Peace and Happiness,” a CES Fireside by Elder Richard G. Scott

“Hanging Out, Hooking Up, and Celestial Marriage” by Bruce A. Chadwick

“Study: Shoes as a Source of First Impressions” by Omri Gillath, Angela J. Bahns, Fiona Ge and Christian S. Crandall

“Taking the Fear Out of Dating” by Michael A. Goodman

“Choosing and Being the Right Spouse” by Thomas B. Holman

“Making the Connection – Social Bonding in Courtship Situations” by Daniel A. McFarland, Dan Jurafsky and Craig Rawlings

“Making the Most of Our Single Years” by Russell Stevenson

“Group Dating! 301 Ideas” by Blair and Tristan Tolman

“Latter-day Saint Courtships Patterns” by Mary Jane Woodger, Thomas B. Holman and Kristi A. Young

On breakups or breaking up

“It’s Called a Breakup Because It’s Broken” by Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt

“Once Upon a Time … He Just Wasn’t Feeling It Anymore” by Jacob Z. Hess

On manners

“New Manners for New Times” by Letitia Baldrige

At the end of the day, relationships are about two imperfect people coming together to create something new and wonderful. We hope this edition provides guidance, advice and maybe even a few laughs on the way to happily ever after.

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