The dating game is rigged, but the problem is not strategic â it’s demographic. Multiple studies show that college-educated Americans are increasingly reluctant to marry those lacking a college degree. It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him.
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It is important to learn and understand these guidelines if you want to date a Mormon.
When dating someone who is Mormon, make sure to keep an open-mind and to be respectful of their beliefs.
Over at “Mormon Game,” there’s a piece this week that is so craptastically from a different century that it seems like satire but regards itself with utter seriousness. In it, a Mormon man chides single Mormon women for their singleness. So: single Mormon women over the spritely age of 19 . THANK GOODNESS that this author has provided 7 tips for you based on his life experience and observations.
The window of opportunity for birthing children becomes shorter, they become jaded and lose their cheerful visage, and they become stuck in a lifestyle that makes a family less practical. Would you date the old career women who doesn’t [sic] have time for a date except on Saturdays, or the sprite 19 year old who eagerly awaits what’s ahead of her? We don’t want you to you lose your cheerful visage!
I wanted to show that god-fearing folks steeped in old-fashioned values are just as susceptible to the effects of shifting sex ratios as cosmopolitan, hookup-happy 20-somethings who frequent Upper East Side wine bars. One of my web searches turned up a study from Trinity College’s American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) on the demographics of Mormons.
According to the ARIS study, there are now 150 Mormon women for every 100 Mormon men in the state of Utah—a 50 percent oversupply of women.
Mormons have guidelines they follow when it comes to dating.
Heterosexual men are more likely to play the field, and heterosexual women must compete for men’s attention.