The number of self-identifying, practicing Mormons is a fraction of that figure.
So a dreary situation is made much worse by a severe gender imbalance in our singles population.I think understanding these basic demographic facts is essential to appreciating the challenge involved in seeking a marriage within the faith. I have a few ideas (see below), but solicit yours (in the comments) as well: What other thoughts do you have for how to overcome the very challenging demographic obstacles to dating and marrying within the faith?But as I reread it now I can see it comes across as just utterly lame dating advice. Finding a Mormon to Date Learning LDS Guidelines Respecting Someone Who is Mormon Community Q&A Don't worry if you're unsure about how to date someone who's Mormon.Eat healthier and avoid alcohol and tobacco so you and the other person have similar lifestyles.
Dress modestly if you’re going to meet their parents.We like to crow that we’re a church of 15 million (or maybe even more these days).But that’s just a paper number, and includes many people who would be surprised our system considers them members of our church.” There is certainly truth there, and I encourage you to add your own perspectives to the question.But before we drill down into these kinds of issues too far, I think it might be helpful first to consider the bigger picture: this is largely a problem of demographics.My dad used to say something like “We have some of the finest universities in the world right here in Illinois.