Orlovx5 wife shared.
The church didn't do it to her but it helped create the environment that allowed it to happen. She's a shell of her former self and it breaks by heart to this day.
Even Mormon girls who marry non-Mormons want great dads for their kids, and they are oriented to having kids, sometimes many kids. It would behoove you in this situation to act like a kid yourself.
Marriage is meant to be eternal. It is hard work.
Think about what you want in a relationship. While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage.
I remember attending numerous priesthood meetings by myself and wishing dad were next to me. Again, I deeply love my dad, but these were things that I had to deal with.