“single Mormon women are screwed,” as one friend put it.
The older they get, author Jon Birger claims, the less likely they are to ever get married.
Moreover, the most fruitful marriages involved highly compatible people while the marriages that ended involved people with core differences that were too difficult to resolve over time.
So he made this sharp observation: If people were based on compatibility, there'd be more fulfilling relationships in the world.
(If you don't believe me, run out into the street with nothing one but a blanket over your head and see if they don't try to charge you with indecent exposure.) The washing and anointing both consist of various parts of the body being touched by the fingertips of the temple worker performing the ordinance.
Families that were happily married for years can suddenly realize that they cannot wind up looking at their lawful partner.
From his history and experience with clinical work, Dr.
Warren noted that while some marriages were ending in divorce others were deeply satisfying and loving marriages.
(1)In placing a huge emphasis on the family and taking care of one another, it doesn’t seem surprising that there are approximately 7 million Mormons in the United States and it is the fastest growing religion in North America.
(2)In emphasizing family values and involving people in communities, non-Mormons can largely relate to these central aspects of Mormon beliefs.