Work on myself, not him. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. And don't fall for all their talk of being open and welcoming. Narcissism, androgyny, obsession with pop cultureвthe problems with Western women go on and on.
The point to this story is that when he had any free time he wanted to spend it with me. Welcome to TwoXChromosomes, a subreddit for both serious and silly content, and intended for women's perspectives. Yet others are really great human beings. Yes; I suppose if each of us believe the other is brainwashed, there's going to be major problems later on. He is always going to be the vulnerable, tired, needy one in our relationship and I don't feel like a doormat for being the one who provides that support and love to him anymore.
Ignore the busy-bodies who want to condemn your significant other. The thing I worry about is the reason that we are together is that I don't want to build my own life. It is highly likely that she will pressure you to convert, and if you resist, she may resent you for being the barrier to her being sealed to her children. I don't think we are going to end up being friends but I'll get over that. That desire that they be someone other than who they were when they married you is toxic to a relationship. I went to BYU. We have been married for nearly 28 years and yes I went to parents evening, open days, Christmas play, sports days alone Because of the long hours, it was hard for me to build a career outside the home, I have built one working from home, but was not easy as I do everything that has to do with our family life even when we go on holiday the only thing Dr know is where we are going.
So for anyone reading this - I completely agree with all your advice!. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea. The point of a date is to get to know someone better. Sorry you had to go through this, but it's for the best if she's about to leave on a mission. We generally don't talk on the phone, but text a few times throughout the week. He would be leaving his career, something he has worked so hard for and his passion for his family. I think the LDS have been vastly over-simplifying that doctrine. I would bet this is exactly what she is thinking about you, which is why she is willing to have a relationship with you aren't a Mormon. This means holding hands while walking around, or even kissing.