These are personal accounts of the negative consequences that inappropriate interviews have had on people.

#543 Name Hidden. CS: 1,2,3,7,8

When I was about 16 years old, I remember my bishop called our class of 20+ people to get there temple recommends. We had to all line up in the hallway and he called us one by one to get them renewed. I knew I wasn’t worthy of one and it would be awkward to…

#542 Name Hidden. CS: 1,2,3,6,7,8. Other: Distrust of authority figures, especially men.

I had a rough childhood. I was molested at age 5 by a stranger and grew up in an emotionally and physically abusive home. As a teenager I rebelled and sought freedom and love from outside sources. As a result, I ended up making bad choices. One night I snuck out with a group of…

#534 Cassie B. CS: 1,2,4,6

I was being interviewed for my upcoming temple marriage by my bishop at BYU-I in 2011. My fiancé and I had gotten physical on numerous occasions (never had sex but close) and when I ended up confessing to him the only question I remember was “did you climax?”. I was so shocked and hurt by…