Maybe about a year ago. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. Ultimately we broke up. We decided early on that having only one working parent was critical -- I am always the one that flexes to his schedule like it or notand staying home with our child enables me to do that. On top of their day job, they also have to read volumes upon volumes of medical journals to keep up with their profession. I won't break his heart not after all the faith he has in me. Does she understand that for a long-term relationship to succeed that the partners must treat each other as equals. If we have children, they will be OK to go to your church, but not compelled to do so, and never baptized. My faith, while less orthodox, has certainly matured. Not having expectations, as others mentioned, is also key to reducing feelings of frustration.
Honestly, the thing that makes me the craziest is the missionaries. But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either.
He still writes to me telling me that until his last breath he will love me. Because Mormons retain old-fashioned values, Mormon girls are raised in a traditional environment by good fathers. He would be leaving his career, something he has worked so hard for and his passion for his family. I want to make this relationship work so bad, but I feel like he will never understand. I married a non-member over 20 years ago. RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl. I'll definitely talk with her about my concerns, and will be spending time with her family over the upcoming holidays so that will be a good chance to see how they treat me. This brings me to the thorniest bit: If your wife is Mormon, your kids will be expected to be Mormon. There are two ways to go about this. But, if ever were there were a time to be overly cautious it's with this topic.
The Mormon church is certainly a time consuming church. Of course, arguments happened because I felt neglected at times step 1 and 2 studying or he left dirty laundry in the bathroom. I am a career military man's wife. You should take all of the above advice to heart and follow it just in case, so you can make a smooth transition should it ever be necessary. I love my husband with my whole soul. It is almost impossible for me to hold my tears back. If this is someone you are to marry, then the rest will take care of itself. I miss him so much. Personally I have a rule that I will not enter a relationship with a believing Mormon. Nor was there a lack of compassion or respect.
I wanted very much to make it work with us, and was willing to compromise in areas that I normally wouldn't. And on my part, I felt I needed to go out and live harder, party more, be more social, etc.
To not do residency and leave medicine behind. She is now happy with her uber-Mormon boyfriend and I am happily dating other people as well. Dozens of missionaries have told me that the gender ratios in other countries are far, far worse.