My experience with non members has been so much more meaningful and caring. That's all she thought about for 18 months, plus the months leading up to it, and winding down. Sadly, the general consensus of "convert or nope out" sounds like what will end up happening. Trust yourself, trust God and enjoy the beautiful relationship that you have. I'd have plenty if we divorced. Especially if they're devote enough to expect you to marry in heaven, huge implications with that one. Save her and yourself more pain by ending it before you fall in love. Basically nothing like reality. I am also certain that there are callings and opportunities that I would have had, were I married to a faithful LDS woman, that I have missed. This sub is a great place to do that.
But, as someone posted earlier we did not marry a physician completely for the status and money, we also expect as should any wife love and respect.
Does your new girlfriend have eight brothers and sisters. I married a recent convert girl в she may as well have been a nonmember в and less than a year later we got an annulment. If you don't mind some slightly off-topic advice, I can assure you that you will meet plenty of other beautiful, interesting women going forward. While it's true that Mormons are not one-dimensional and completely predictable, the odds of a successful relationship, given the OP's description of his girlfriend, are slim. Had to switch to more flexible job. We still hadn't had the "are we official. I can second this, as a lifelong utahn this is why I simply have a "no mormons" policy for dating. Although it may indeed be a good idea to get out of this one, we all need to keep in mind that the situation is more complex than that. I was definitely taking the "Tough love" approach because I've read countless times on this and other boards, how Mormons claimed that they were cool with their SO not being Mormon, and that they weren't, themselves, orthodox. All he says is that it wouldn't change the amount of time that he works.
I think she sounds great but she won't be able to not bring it up. I decided to sort of play along because she was amazing and I didn't believe some of the things she was telling me she actually believed. An interfaith marriage can be done well or disastrously, or even only being made up as you go. Aww God bless all u patient strong wives. I have heard for ten years that my spouse is "second fiddle. In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. So marrying a doctor might be ideal for me. I then asked some questions about some of the essays, and her answer to everything is "because god. So, guess whatв We stopped. Should I get rebaptized.
I have rediscovered what I love about the church but choose not to attend or participate. The schedule is erratic at best. First and most importantly, I see major trust issues in your future if you both think the other is brainwashed. You should expect that this will define your relationship with her.