Make sure everyone is lined up with a date when you’re group dating.
Avoid the awkward hybrid activity where some of you are paired up and others aren’t.It is good for you to go to games and dances and picnics, to do all of the young things. We encourage you to set high standards of dating.” Whatever you call it—“going out,” “dating,” or even “hanging out”—if you are pairing up with someone so that you can spend time together, it’s pretty much the same thing.To know if it’s a date, ask these questions: (1) What’s in your heart and mind; what is your intent? (3) Are you pairing up—talking to and being close to one person exclusively—even while in a group of friends?“When you are old enough [age 16], you ought to start dating.It is good for young men and young women to learn to know and to appreciate one another.
Don’t hang out at your home or the other person’s home if no parents are present.