To Anonymous, Your comment also left me heartbroken. Not leaving 5 minutes early to drop you off - 15 minutes could get problematic, but five?. How can I be more supportive. But she probably is more in love with the idea of you, than with you. Many Mormons stick to a small group of friends within the church. Are they a functioning member in society. She won't marry you. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong. Her goal is to make you mormon. It sucks but ultimately what Mormonism does to people is it makes them value adherence to church more than their relationships with people.
It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. Is it wrong to make those types of sacrifices. I am a lawyers wife. Make sure she is Even after that, the Church discourages them from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. There are such things as perfect loving families though. Lyman April 24, How appropriate to celebrate this second night of Hannukah with not one but two queries about interfaith marriage. I dated non mormon men. But those days may be gone. This I knew before we married and accepted. The independent work is just as important as the work we do as a couple.
But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. I've only been married for 1 year and the situation is kicking me right on my behind. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. What you are potentially choosing is certainly not the easiest path. I married someone that wasn't of my faith and it worked great. In response to the anonymous comment posted April 3, I am not married but have been dating a medical student for about four years, he is in his second year of residency and it has honestly been difficult because when he graduated medical school he had to move five hours away to start his residency program so we travel back and forth and our relationship is serious but im scared that things will never get better as far as his busy schedule, even when im there to visit he is on call and im basically on a mini vacation by myself. I have been dating a neuro surgeon that has his own practice for a few months now. You can watch them all in about a half an hour and you'll know almost everything you need to know. My advice would be to date him when he has free time. Girls then struggle to reconcile degenerate popular culture with Mormon expectations.
Look, as a shelia, its no different from a bloke. Ma'am I really do thank you for being very blunt and quite honest in your writing about your life. When I was a teen, my first boyfriend was a convert and people would comment on that instead of how nice he was to me.