Nations that had no divorce law have adopted one, and most nations permitting divorces have made them easier to obtain.Unfortunately, under current no-fault divorce laws, it can be easier to sever a marriage relationship with an unwanted spouse than an employment relationship with an unwanted employee.
Knowledgeable observers report that dating has nearly disappeared from college campuses and among young adults generally.It has been replaced by something called “hanging out.” You young people apparently know what this is, but I will describe it for the benefit of those of us who are middle-aged or older and otherwise uninformed.Others consider it an essential escape hatch from marriage.In one way or another, divorce touches most families in the Church.However, there is a state college, so we will have to refine our rule for pronouncing the abbreviation “St.” Yes, even simple language is complex.
Language is so complex that we are often hard pressed to explain how it operates. It states that the years from 18 to 25 have become “a distinct and separate life stage, a strange, transitional never-never land between adolescence and adulthood in which people stall for a few extra years, [postponing] …adult responsibility.” The article describes these transitional individuals as “permanent adolescents, …The average age at marriage has increased in the last few decades, and the number of children born to LDS married couples has decreased.It is timely to share some concerns about some current practices in the relationships of young LDS singles in North America.Hanging out consists of numbers of young men and young women joining together in some group activity. For the benefit of some of you who are not middle-aged or older, I also may need to describe what dating is. Dating is pairing off to experience the kind of one-on-one association and temporary commitment that can lead to marriage in some rare and treasured cases. And the more elaborate and expensive the date, the fewer the dates.