They are taught to refrain from smoking, drinking, or experimenting with drugs. She's told me the church is one of the most important things to her, but from what I've researched already there's no way I would subject my future children to this culture. Hi, like others I've read a lot of the posts but still have a few questions. This is something I see on an everyday basis. If you really care and think this is the lifestyle you wanted then go ahead. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage. What if you are sexually incompatible. As someone born and raised in the church this has been very difficult to moderate and there is some social pressure to become more involved. I'm sorry this was so longwinded and not really an answer to your questions. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions.
Yep, I was an analyst in a bank for 3 years after college. There is a lot about Mormonism I am still struggling to understand, but I am reading faith-based memoirs and studying up on Mormonism as well as other religions but the relevance here is on Mormonism. This woman has already given two full years fully devoted to the institution without question. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. Are they a functioning member in society. There's a picture of the magic rock he found while digging a neighbor's well. I feel as if I am a single parent. I even had someone tell me I should know better than to marry a nomo. And if you do belong to a ward full of cretins, you must do everyone a favor and just ignore them until they go extinct. It really has been helpful.
Props to people who do. I read through a few of the LDS. We started dating 16 years ago, and both resigned from the church earlier this year. Why Mormons are not racist. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. It's not a gender issue or money issue. He made a big deal out of my birthday, holidays, etc. This isn't what life is about. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine. Whatever your leaders have said, consider their counsel, give it the weight it deserves, then counsel with your Heavenly Father about your own situation.
Either you are just fun for now or she wants to change you. When missionaries come home, they are like top dog religious people. A grandpa sense of humor and occasional clever line from an old movie go a long way. Thank you so much.