Might be worth working through the missionary lessons and CES letter to see if they can agree at least to disagree. Reason being - he wants our relationship to be spontaneous like it was before the pre-med things really "kicked in". I don't think we are going to end up being friends but I'll get over that. Usually, when Mormon girls marry non-Mormon men, these women forsake their religion and revert to ordinary American woman. I can totally understand. These girls are nervous around non-Mormons. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. I believe rules are to be obeyed. Salaries for doctors are declining, with my boyfriend telling me that some nurses now make more than the lowest paid medical specialty - pediatrics. Should I jump ship.
The doctrinal and afterlife issues around a non-temple marriage are an entirely different topic, and one that I am personally much more at peace with than my questions about how one might make an interfaith marriage work in this life. It may change your relationship to them forever. IE в the comment about not having a husband to give priesthood blessings, etc.
When I think about it now it sounds absolutely mental and there is no way I would do it again. If you do believe it fully, are you not really going to want him to make the conversion ultimately. I know a guy who had a hobby of corrupting Mormon girls he was abused by his TBM parentsand I'm told you're both right.
I hate to say it, but if you are serious, go explore her world. Thanks for sharing your story. For the first time in my life, at age twenty-seven, I am in a relationship that is good and loving and serious enough that I believe it may lead to marriage. It's called selfishness and inability to set priorities. 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. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. Indeed, it is the loneliness and the lack of time to have intimacy or feel connected with one another that scares me for our future. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey. I agree we shouldn't continue if we can't accept each other as we are. I get it - he's dedicated years of his life to his craft and he has one chance to roll the dice.
Her home time is exclusively for the kids and paper work. If you marry him, you are committing to accepting him without the church and all that this entails. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse. I know you got a zillion replies, and I have not read them. You should ask yourself if you want to pursue a future partner who was raised in an environment that causes drastic sexual suppression and you may never have a healthy sex life if she is your wife. I would never change my decision to marry him. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. Each to their own though. I understand your internal conflict completely and my heart goes out to you. Log in or sign up in seconds.
I don't think anyone here intended a dismissal of the girl as a human being by stating such. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage. I am about to get into a relationship with a doctor.