For some it is short, my older sister was married at 18, and for others it is long, my oldest sister was married at 26.
For those who end up in the dating phase of life longer than they planned it becomes one of their greatest trials to endure cheerfully.
To intermarry with a Negro is to forfeit a ‘Nation of Priesthood holders.'” - Elder John L.
Dating can be one of the hardest experiences one can go through.
To go against this commandment of God would be to sin.