Developing serious relationships too early in life can limit the number of other people you meet and can perhaps lead to immorality.” Robinson said some parents take this idea and tell their children they can’t steady date before a mission. Robinson said something changed with his generation.“Somehow, my generation — when we were growing up we were growing up — we dated, and we dated, we had girlfriends, we kissed girls, and we still went on missions, and we still ended up getting married in the temple,” Robinson said.But Robinson brought up a good point in our interview.
“I fell in love with her not because of things I had on my list, but because of the person that she was,” Robinson said.
“She was kind and giving and she had a strong testimony, and that’s what I fell in love with.” In his “Just Dinner” firesides, Robinson tells young single adults to just go out to dinner.
“If my wife had had a list, she would have never went out with me,” Robinson joked.
He said if he had a list, it would’ve said “loves sports.” And if he had only looked for women who loved sports, he wouldn’t have gone out with his wife, who hated sports — and still hates them.
I guess that I am content, but not content.” Robinson would say to that girl that she can ask a young man to dinner. But if you want to get to know people, then just ask someone to dinner every once in a while.