There is no such thing as a perfect Mormon family- regardless of whether the parents are sealed or not. So I want to know, if you woud have been given the option to take a totally different path and have a fresh start, would you have taken it?. Or get them met elsewhere. I thought she would grow out of it. I often think about what I would tell my daughters if one day they tell me that they are dating a doctor……. I also know that my husband's job as a Surgeon is before us my kids and I. Cold approaches on Mormon girls are challenging. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. Many symptoms of pain and discomfort can only be diagnosed with tests at the hospital. Now look at the flip side в if he loves you, and realizes you fully believe, how will he deal with the importance of the temple to you.
But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God.
And their feelings about your marriage are their businessвnot yours. 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. I've been thinking more about your situation and another thing came to mind. I bring him food I make sure he's happy. They will teach the girls that sex is bad and wrong, which is something they will have trouble putting behind them when they eventually do get married. I've read some of the articles linked to by mormonessays. Women do not get to hold the priesthood and function in an equal role with men. If so, you have a chance. What do you occupy your time with. I married outside the church and have no regrets.
Should either of you sisters raise your children and wonder what faith will they choose. Medical school and residency is really intense, and I think it's pretty common for doctors to get married a little later in life than the average couple. Do FaceTime with her when she gets there to drink tea. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. If you stay together l, you are going to have to remind her of that commitment. Honestly a lovely man but the sheer focus of time and attention has meant there is little if any left for me, I'm lucky if I get 5 minutes in comparison with some nights of 2 hours going on and on and on about work. In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him. Whatever you do, just don't let on to your child ren that you and their father are in disagreement. But I got tired of that, and I made it clear to him that I will stay in with him as often as he wants, put him to bed, make food with him or for him, clean, etc. But I believe, doctor or not, a relationship is all about supporting one another and making sacrifices.
Where do you find Mormon girls. I also remember my father a stake president telling me the night before I got married that every single couple he had counseled through marriage struggles were not reading their scriptures or praying together every night. Keep your options open.