In the 70s, paddlings in Texas were more public than now. I was paddled in class at least 3 times.
Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom.
She won't marry you. If he is the right person for me, then I would wait and deal with the busy schedule in the meantime.
Most of us were suckled on that teat too.
I spent a lot of time on my knees and made several trips to the temple before I felt l could trust that what I knew I wanted to be promptings actually were.