I was recently married to my husband in the Twin Falls, Idaho temple for time and all eternity. People should marry for love, not money. I can see how it would be easy to think wow, I'm not even worth 3 minutes of conversation and I don't want you to feel that way. I have a tendency to be overly sensative emotionally and the trauma of being forced to choose between someone I love and want to spend the rest of my with and Eternal Mormon Celestial Salvation caused me extensive emotional damage that I have struggled with ever since. I love my husband so much, but 40 years of loneliness has been more than difficult. Honestly, I have given up on lds men as a single 25 year old. Sorry you had to go through this, but it's for the best if she's about to leave on a mission. This usually works out great. Listen, you are in a bad situation and it just has not come to a head yet. She is instructed to have children within wedlock very soon, raise these children in a Mormon home, and devote hours each week to church activities plus Sabbath observance on Sunday.
Joanna в this is one of your best. I know I am a strong person but it really does suck sometimes. 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. You join the LDS Church. This is how I felt when I married my exmo husband. Many blessings to you. This is how I felt when I married my exmo husband. I get to experience the joys of his culture, which I never would have known otherwise. If she says yes. I know people should not get married if they can't accept each other as they are.
I wanted to thank all the respondents and the blog author for sharing. And the thought of being a 'single mom' if we have kids. So I've been dating my boyfriend for more than a year. It's all about timing, and you're in two different places. You guys are looking into this wayyyyyyy too much. Things are very hard for me right now too. My dear faithful LDS aunt married a good non-member man. But my relationship with him is worth this small sacrifice. This isn't encouraging to me, it's sad. The church can be a very cruel place for single people.
There are such things as perfect loving families though. It really can be that simple. WhatsApp pics and conversations just don't work.