It has just made me realize that these formulas a lot of us Mormons learn growing up about how to have a happy marriage are, well, crap. I am happy and established successful comp. The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue. When he doesn't have his patience he has his family who seem more and more to have self inflicted issues they gamble, drink and smoke which lead to health issues and bills. Anytime he is with me and "our" son he is on call, distracted or "needs" time to watch football and golf. Should we try to heed their counsel and marry in the Church.
But now, we embrace our spiritual differences. It seems like mormons in particular are even more crazy than the majority of crazy religious people, and the manipulation and treatment of people who wish to think for themselves and challenge their beliefs is really frightening. I know a non-Mormon guy who married a Mormon woman and has kept her beautiful and desirable, by encouraging her religious involvement, even though he avoided Mormonism himself. Go on your different ways as friends and don't expect your relationship to go anywhere. I have been a doctor's wife for almost 2 years - and we have been together for about 7 years, since right before intern year. Let them explore and see the many people who love Heavenly Father and serve him with all their heart. I often think about what I would tell my daughters if one day they tell me that they are dating a doctor……. As the patriarchal leader, it will be up to you to figure it out and to dispel her unrealistic fantasies. What a joke for an archaeologist.
I definitely don't want to lead her on. Adding an interfaith element means you have many more adjustments to make. I just pray daily that no matter what we end up doing we are 30 min or less away from each other. It seems like a minor point, but I have noticed that every Mormon girl who disobeys the Mormon direction to avoid coffee has something majorly wrong with her. You have to be willing to share him with his education process. Love in Different Languages. No one knows your situation the way you do.
If you are a Catholic girl dating a Mormon guy, then it may not be an issue with his parents. No one should feel excluded from the House of the Lord. The fact she's dating you while you aren't a Mormon is at least a sign of hope. She started crying when I explained this to her. From someone else in the medical field - a nightly phone call would be seriously draining, even if it only lasted a few minutes. Thanks so much for the links. Hey Guys- I as well married a female Doc. The struggle is real.