However, and this might sound sad. She is instructed to have children within wedlock very soon, raise these children in a Mormon home, and devote hours each week to church activities plus Sabbath observance on Sunday. At the end of the second date I knew I needed him in my life.
I've never understood that bit of the LDS culture. We are best friends. For the official Church websites, please visit LDS. Thanks for sharing your story. Same goes for holidays-flip a coin. I know a lot of Mormons who were also not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender rolesвbut I was, as were many of my peers. So I am at my dating prime.
Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized. We love each other and have known each other for years. I don't know if it's worse for us: For me, it's been an inner battle with myself, should I follow my husband or should he follow me as I am one year ahead. My wife is living proof that they CAN be worth it. Without going into too much personal detail, I received a very real, strong prompting that I should marry this girl. You will always be second place.
He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me. I say to you, decisions determine destiny. I'm always torn between wanting to spend time together doing loads of fun things and giving him space to pursue his dream. If it seems one is unable to find a spouse within the church, which commandment do you keep. Just an idea, I have no idea what would actually work for her.