Hanging out in a group means that you’re just a group of friends doing things together.
As you do this, you will be an influence for good in helping to build the kingdom of God and prepare the world for the Second Coming of the Savior.
In cultures where dating or courtship is acceptable, dating can help youth develop friendships and eventually find an eternal companion.
We promise that as you keep the covenants you have made and these standards, you will be blessed with the companionship of the Holy Ghost, your faith and testimony will grow stronger, and you will enjoy increasing happiness.
Show More In all that you do, stay focused on the temple.
Do things that will help you and your companions maintain your self-respect and remain close to the Spirit of the Lord” (“Dating,” 24-25).