Let's talk about kids. Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- the guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking. So marrying a doctor might be ideal for me. It is not something that should be taken lightly. People should marry for love, not money. I am dating a wonderful man, amazing. That said, I would be fully aware that Mormonism is going to compel even the best of them to do some truly horrendous stuff at times. Once beauty 5 years later after helping him with his two kids and putting them first as well as my own I am now burning in sadness and anxiety.
Just know what your getting into. You should want to keep things new and interesting, as you would in any relationship, while still allowing your date to maintain the standards of her faith. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. As our relationship has progressed, this vague hypothetical question has led to some much more concrete thinking about what an interfaith marriage would be like for me, for him, and for us. The gold is in the footnotes and sources linked from those new essays. Why Mormons don't hate gay people. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. As someone born and raised in the church this has been very difficult to moderate and there is some social pressure to become more involved.
You are looking for evidence that a. But he told me that he needs a wife who could take care of him, kids and house. In other words, eternal marriage really is worth it, I think. I just feel relieved that I'm not the only one feeling like this. That doesn't get better unless you humble yourself, either -- admit you might be wrong.
Props to people who do. Basically this is different than dating a religious mainstream Christian. I just wanted to tell you that I am grateful for your words!. He'll pitch in when he can, but that isn't too often. I think she sounds great but she won't be able to not bring it up. Our relationship is not perfect, not easy, but absolutely amazing. Nothing fixed that issue in me as fast as being almost inseparably bound to a woman that pushed back and kicked screaming against the pricks every time I wanted to make some sort of spiritual effort.