Male Dating Initiation at BYU
Jubber, Lara A.; Hansen, Jessica; Fackrell, Tamara; Holman, Tomas B.
Through qualitative dating analysis, we interviewed 12 males from BYU and found several patterns regarding dating initiation. First, there was perceived male responsibility to initiate the date. Second, there were expectations that females should be straightforward with their interest. Third, males expressed concern about their readiness for marriage and the pressures for marriage. Fourth, dating is viewed as a game with rules that vary depending on the participant.