Latter-day Saint Life

Watch: What (and What Not) to Say to Single Adults at Church


We've definitely all been there before. You know, "single and looking to mingle." And even though you may just be trying to be helpful—friendly, even—some of the things you say could be hurtful to single adult friends and family members. Especially when they're said at church. 

► You'll also like: 5 Crucial Facts Every Single Adult Mormon Needs to Remember

We noticed a lot of you had the same feelings, so we asked our single friends, Rosie Card and Steve Soelberg, to share with us what is good to say and what isn't to LDS single adults. And their hilarious yet thoughtful responses were something we just had to share with you.

Lead image screenshot from the video above

How will I know if I'm in love? Is there a “one and only” for me? How can I get over a bad breakup? I know marriage is important, but why is it so urgent? What do I do while I'm waiting?

These are the hard questions of the young single adult years, made all the harder by the pressure many feel to move from “solo” to “duet” status. In this insightful book, popular author John Bytheway explores how to do life as a young adult: what to expect, how to cope, and where to turn for answers.


Stay in the loop!
Enter your email to receive updates on our LDS Living content