This girl is also a real person, not a caricature of a cult member, and even if the ultimate result is a breakup, she deserves to be treated with compassion and respect. Hi, like others I've read a lot of the posts but still have a few questions. Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults. Submit a new link. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. Just a woman who envies the good life of being a medical doctor's wife.
Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. Hi, like others I've read a lot of the posts but still have a few questions. I've started to get annoyed when close friends approach him for medical guidance. I find that I walk on egg shells when he is home. In my home ward, the non-member son of one of the members of the Bishopbric was able to stand up with the Priesthood and hold his baby girl while they gave her baby blessing.
By the time you are done, you'll have all of the basics down and will have the framework to know what to ask next without any confusion. RUN like the wind. And he is reading one of my favorite Buddhist-based books, in an effort to understand my beliefs. She cried when you proclaimed your love of goodness because, in part, it was a sign that you weren't broken and desperate for Mormonism. My faith, while less orthodox, has certainly matured. At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. Keep yourself busy and do what you would normally be doing besides sitting around waiting for a guy to call. Other guys I've dated in a similar situation have just asked me to put the keys in the mailbox when I leave though. Mormon women are more likely to date outside of the religion than men, but also very unlikely to convert to a different religion. And as an outsider it will be obvious to you what's going on, but here's an awesome breakdown from a couple that flipped from "we go to church every week - we will write a Mormon blog" to resigning over the new policy banning children of gays all over the NY Times this month and something that is upsetting many staunch church members a few days ago.
I agree we shouldn't continue if we can't accept each other as we are. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. Tough to say what will impact your girl most - but there's your best LDS. He is not willing to cut back on hours or ever get off of his career track. Ladies, question for you: I find that the fellow ship has created an environment of chronic stress and chronic sleep deprivation that is absolutely affecting his libido. You've made good points about not bringing up the CES letter or anything that could be called "anti-mormon. Otherwise, happiness can be found in any relationship. Never seen it happen. She will try to convert you. JS married a girl her age when he was 37, after having told her that he had been threatened by an angel with a flaming sword and promising her entire family salvation if she consentedI decided to read the ces letter.