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33 Signs That You're In A Mormon Young Single Adults Ward

a.k.a. The Singles Ward, The YSA Ward, or "The Meat Market"

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1. Couples and back/neck scratching

They're like SO OFFICIAL.
Via thatsinglesward.blogspot.com

They're like SO OFFICIAL.

2. RMs ALL OVER DA PLACE

Because marriage.
Via mormonheygirl.tumblr.com

Because marriage.

3. Linger-Longer after church

Socializing and eating after like 3 hours of church? PLEASE AND THANK YOU.

Socializing and eating after like 3 hours of church? PLEASE AND THANK YOU.

4. Ward Prayer on Sunday nights

All my BYU, BYU-I, and BYU-H people know what I'm talking about.
Maureen "Mo" Elinzano

All my BYU, BYU-I, and BYU-H people know what I'm talking about.

5. Regional YSA Conferences and Dances

Again, because marriage.
Via baltouniversityward.blogspot.com

Again, because marriage.

6. Sacrament talks starting with a story about how the person reacted when they were asked to give a talk

"When [Bishop or Brother ______] asked me to give a talk on [topic]..." UGHHHHH.
Via ldssmile.com

"When [Bishop or Brother ______] asked me to give a talk on [topic]..." UGHHHHH.

7. Hearing "On my mission..." like A LOT

Story time. ALL THE TIME.
Via theonlinephotographer.blogspot.com

Story time. ALL THE TIME.

8. FHE at church buildings, at a house or apartment, or basically any fun place that exists

With treats afterwards OBVIOUSLY.
Via ikerseydavis.blogspot.com

With treats afterwards OBVIOUSLY.

9. NO babies or children in sight

The silence of Sacrament meeting.
Via amatterofpreparedness.blogspot.com

The silence of Sacrament meeting.

10. EVERYONE is on their smartphones and tablets during church

Okay, maybe not like everyone. But YES like everyone because texting, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and...Gospel Library for scriptures, hymns, etc. of course.
Via ahlinrg.blogspot.com

Okay, maybe not like everyone. But YES like everyone because texting, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and...Gospel Library for scriptures, hymns, etc. of course.

11. Mission Prep and Temple Prep are Sunday School classes

Once again, because missions and marriage.
Via nielsonsinpoland.blogspot.com

Once again, because missions and marriage.

12. Break the Fast is the GREATEST meal like EVER on Fast Sundays

NOMS NOMS NOMS
Via ldssmile.com

NOMS NOMS NOMS

13. Like 90% of the RMs in your ward speak Spanish

With David Archuleta (every Mormon girl's future husband) being one of the MANY, MANY, MANY Spanish-speaking RMs in the world.
Via ldsmediatalk.com

With David Archuleta (every Mormon girl's future husband) being one of the MANY, MANY, MANY Spanish-speaking RMs in the world.

14. Knowing what NCMO and DTR means

Two like very important acronyms in Mormon dating culture.
Via urbandictionary.com

Two like very important acronyms in Mormon dating culture.

15. Checking out all of da hotties in the "Ward Menu"

STRUGGLE CITY.
Via memesofmormon.com

STRUGGLE CITY.

16. People getting married and going on missions like ALL THE TIME

But really though.
Via pinterest.com

But really though.

17. Dating within the ward is risky

Because potential awkwardness and avoiding an ex like the plague every Sunday and at every church activity.
Via slate.com

Because potential awkwardness and avoiding an ex like the plague every Sunday and at every church activity.

18. Most of the people in the ward attend either BYU or BYU-I

With the occasional BYU-H or LDSBC student thrown in for fun.
Via danaanderingoff.blogspot.com

With the occasional BYU-H or LDSBC student thrown in for fun.

19. Very stylish girls and guys

Because they do exist in YSA wards and Sunday is THEIR DAY TO SHINE.
Via tiaalesewong.com

Because they do exist in YSA wards and Sunday is THEIR DAY TO SHINE.

20. Game and movie nights during the week

Apples to Apples ALL DAY ERR DAY.
Via pelicanplay.com

Apples to Apples ALL DAY ERR DAY.

21. Like everyone either sings beautifully or plays a musical instrument

Or is #blessed to be able to do BOTH at the same time.
BYUtv / Via byutv.org

Or is #blessed to be able to do BOTH at the same time.

22. Seeing new couples in your ward = Reading about new celeb couples in Us Weekly

"So what's up with _______ and _______? Are they like together now?"
Via news.byu.edu

"So what's up with _______ and _______? Are they like together now?"

23. Tweeting about Mormon culture

#MormonProblems
Via Twitter: @TheMormonProbs

#MormonProblems

24. Keeping your eye on the new guy or girl in your ward

Potential eternal companion.
Via iwastesomuchtime.com

Potential eternal companion.

25. EVERYONE knows and loves Disney songs and The Princess Bride

Because if you don't, then WHO ARE YOU???
Via pinterest.com

Because if you don't, then WHO ARE YOU???

26. The 10 minutes of SILENCE at the start of Fast and Testimony meeting

But then after that first 10 minutes...TESTIMONIES FOR DAYSSS.
Via pinterest.com

But then after that first 10 minutes...TESTIMONIES FOR DAYSSS.

27. Churchball and volleyball games are like really SERIOUS

Things get REAL in the Cultural Hall.
Via youtube.com

Things get REAL in the Cultural Hall.

28. Being besties with the missionaries in your YSA ward

And feeding them from time to time too.
Via malcolmravenclaw.com

And feeding them from time to time too.

29. Uneven girl to guy ratio in the ward

THE STRUGGLE IS REAL.
Via ldsliving.com

THE STRUGGLE IS REAL.

30. Elders Quorum and Relief Society lessons on dating and marriage

Mormonads FOREVER AND ALWAYS.
Via pinterest.com

Mormonads FOREVER AND ALWAYS.

31. Being constantly reminded to do your home teaching or visiting teaching

Have you done your home teaching/visiting teaching this month?
Via sistasinzion.com

Have you done your home teaching/visiting teaching this month?

32. Those ridiculous Friday nights

Saturday morning is going to be ROUGH.
Via pinterest.com

Saturday morning is going to be ROUGH.

33. But despite ALL of these things, YSA Ward > Family Ward

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