Maybe if I met him at another point in time, things would have worked with us. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. I often feel it's harder than being a single mom because the false hope is just torture. I gave her a piece of my mind as my home is much happier and healthy now then when I was married to my x. She might be everything you want, but in her eyes you are not what she has been dreaming of her whole life.
It is not something that should be taken lightly. I really do have strong feelings for him and want to make this work… but I'm beginning to feel like I have no identity of my own anymore and I will forever just be, "the doctor's wife. As far as as race and the priesthood, Mormons still believe the priesthood ban was divinely inspired.
There is no way I can compete with a suicide!!. That response made her very happy. That's in the footnotes of the polygamy in kirtland and nauvoo essay. People respect him more and belittle him less He seems just a little bit happier - which makes a difference at home. Additionally, just as corporate cultures exist, so does it exist for every family. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. I know you love her but is it worth it.
Or do you just push through the exhaustion because you care about the person and do things to make them happy even when you don't always feel like it. Drinkers tend to rely on drink before they can have fun. I am fortunate to be married to a surgeon who, although he has "the ego," he maintains Christian values in our home. I was in your same position years ago. Make arrangements to send her to your cousins town and let your cousin know she will be visiting.