I'd try to see if she will leave the religion, and if not, you should break it off. She is now happy with her uber-Mormon boyfriend and I am happily dating other people as well. Feel guilty I brought children into this loneliness They know NO different though. Because what are Mormons about. I run a local nonprofit and had a demanding job, but it can never be as difficult or challenging as his job. Is forever possible with a doctor??. Thanks for these thoughts. If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. Basically nothing like reality. I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked.
The system has broken him down and rebuilt him as someone, I fear, I won't be able to respect or feel connected to. She is passionate about it.
Long story short, everyone is dead on. Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat. That's one great thing about the internet and blogging That is exactly how I feel. Does that make sense. I'm glad you both have found a way to get past the incredible forces that are working against you. Mormonism isn't a free ticket to heaven. I married someone that wasn't of my faith and it worked great. I hate to say it, but if you are serious, go explore her world. It also seems like he's into it based on how he acts around me and the things he says. If you do manage to break her away from the church, her family will be there to continue sowing doubt.
This woman has already given two full years fully devoted to the institution without question. You can also attend their singles conferences, or participate in social activities organized by the Church. If he has to work late call a girlfriend or paint a picture. In each case, you should also consider how this will affect your families. You will desire to have that eternal marriage, to have that support in taking kids to church, to be able to talk docterine with a like-minded individual. If yes, do you promise to not proselytize to me and let me drink a simple cup of coffee in my own home. This blog accommodates some frank admissions about that which is less than wonderful about LDS. She is going to dump you. If you can live with some auxiliary authority in your life knowing that your wife will, as necessary, bend to its will instead of yours, you'll cross those bridges as you come to them. If it's the latter then you may need to be more direct and take initiative.
In the end, if the guy is the keeper you say he is then go with your gut. I don't think so. I now think that 2 is the only reasonable choice to make, even as a man в staying single my whole life в until and unless I find the woman whom I cannot live without, the woman who is a true companion to me.