I'd suggest taking issue with things that specifically bug you the most. Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. There are some gems like admission to peep stone in a hat translation to the book of Mormon and angels with swords commanding polygamy, but if someone believes Joseph Smith really did stuff his face into a hat and translate scriptures about ancient jews coming to America, it means they are insane, and you can't reason with an insane person. I think it was Spencer Kimball who counselled that before marriage you should keep your eyes wide open and then after marriage keep your eyes half shut. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. I am really in love with him. In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him. The fact that she's planning to go on a mission should help. Why am I still with him. It is crucial to recognize that Mormonism has elements of belief, practice, and custom that work to make interfaith marriages especially difficult and inconvenient for both spouses.
Seems he's always on call or on a totally different schedule than I. I have way more free time than he does. We keep getting more and more wedding invitations to our apt and with each one I feel like my dreams float farther and farther away. I made the decision not to have those things when I married a non-member. Post was not sent - check your email addresses. I can completely relate to all the other doctor' s wives feelings and life experiences. I think a lot of people just yell run whenever this topic comes up and like you I think that's unfair. I'm on mobile and it isn't letting me post the URL. It did not go well. If you shift his way, be prepared for the social costs of inactivityвplus, if you really believe the doctrine, a crisis of faith.
I am the wife of a general surgeon in his mid 50s. I really like this girl but, is Mormonism so toxic that I should just sever the relationship before it gets serious. Wonderful memories made for both of us. There will, in fact, still be churches besides our own. Thank you for pointing this out. The rest of it is all just the normal course of events for someone in this situation, but this isn't a good sign: If he were thinking about you, he'd contact you when he does have the rare free minute or two. We are indeed in two different places. If this is the case, she definitely can be reprogrammed and awakened. In my experience discussing my fears with my husband has at times lead to arguing esp. If I were you, I would just nope out of it and move on.
Not being an RM, they weren't really interested in me. These same principles have helped build strong, successful religious communities for thousands of years. I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married.