I simply do NOT believe he and I will not be together after we die. She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere. Well, you know what you're not going to get into before marriage So fuck that relationship. Although I do want a long term relationship and to eventually start a family I am NOT going to give up my dream of becoming a physician. He's now in his 3rd year of a 4 year residency program and is hoping to do a 2 year fellowship next. YOUR prayers are just as efficacious as a priesthood holders are. Not sure I want to marry one and live a lonely life, I just want a life partner that can be there for me and any future children.
If she doesn't care that you aren't a member now, if your relationship goes on long enough, she is going to care eventually. This includes both asking and offering assistance. That grad student better be working that hard if he or she wants to make it. Mormonism is a lot more controlling and has a lot more downsides. There are other rewards, like him being available during the week or on odd days when other dads aren't, and knowing that we don't have to struggle financially as many of our friends do in this tough economy. It won't be easy. These were some tips to keep in mind when dating a Mormon guy or girl.
She asked me the other night how it's possible for me to be such a good person when I don't believe in god. About the time I was ready to return for my doctorate a chronic illness hit. It all depends on the girl.
Mormons defintely play by a different rule set. If she identifies as a Mormon, then she probably takes her faith seriously, and it means a lot to her. That doesn't get better unless you humble yourself, either -- admit you might be wrong. We will not enjoy that huge vacation if it has been a war zone every time you get home.