It's just not worth it to constantly be stressing over this and feeling dissatisfied with the way things are after we've been dating for this long. Full respect and care. Very true, and we're just getting started Hubby just began his intern year. I learned to read by reading the Book of Mormon. She likely hasn't had many long-term relationships and has no idea what dynamics are involved in one. Don't try to fill the silence and rush to say something like "but I know you are super busy. These are things your wife may consider matter-of-fact and you may be surprised by if you don't discuss them now. If you are worries about her or her family trying to convert you, be honest. I'll keep being me and we'll see what happens. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person.
Marrying a non-Mormon is not something you do it is something that happens. I get to spend my life with someone who was not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender roles. All's well that ends well A guy named, "Lovable Luciferian" is dating a Mormon Chick. We had a long distant relationship for 3 years. I spent a lot of time on my knees and made several trips to the temple before I felt l could trust that what I knew I wanted to be promptings actually were. Some exceptions and valid reasons do exist for divorce but self righteousness is not on of them. If so, then step away from the internet and go look him in the eyes and take his hands and start asking him all the questions you asked me. I feel I am not appreciated and valued as a wife. Marrying a non-Mormon is not something you do it is something that happens.
And he needs to trust his instincts if he thinks she's being dishonest. 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. I simply do NOT believe he and I will not be together after we die. Give yourself some credit for being attracted to the good side of the Force. Mormons defintely play by a different rule set. Seclusion has served to preserve their desirable traits, but it also makes it difficult to gain rapport. This was hard for me because my faith is deeply rooted within me. I just happened upon your blog I'm a doctor's wife as well - rural family medicine and I just wanted to agree with you that "have no expectations" is awesome advice. He states that if he is making such a tremendously better income, it would be selfish of me to put our children in daycare in the future so I can work.
Hey Guys- I as well married a female Doc. Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it. I would never ever choose a different path. Best wishes to those struggling with these big, life-altering decisions. You won't know this until you do it and that is really important information to get before a marriage contract. Because what are Mormons about. He was not a prominent man in the church. Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. To Anonymous Jan 25, He clearly does not care for you the way that you care for him.