Why do we not talk about Heavenly Mother. I try to be understanding but I find myself getting so angry. If this happens, it might click something in her mind that says that what she experienced was pleasurable and she would like to have it again. Marriage is simply not an option to me there. When mormon married a mormon and failed miserably. Because she will think that all of a sudden she is going to hell for being human, that's mormon sexual repression. Since internship started, I always feel disappointed with my fiance'. It is very difficult being a Doctors wife. It sounds like she's already considered marrying you and raising children in the church even with you being out of the church. Two people can be as completely different as it is possible to be and respect each others' beliefs.
Then a few months later he was not given time off for our daughter's pre-school graduation which was a big deal at the school especially since the school was closing. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock.
I don't think you necessarily need to cut ties with her. Just an idea, I have no idea what would actually work for her. Intimacy is pretty much gone. What can you expect. She sacrificed two years of her life to convert people to the religion. That contributes to status in her culture. It has just made me realize that these formulas a lot of us Mormons learn growing up about how to have a happy marriage are, well, crap. I got married to for love and companionship, not to essentially be lonely with a lot of nice things and raise my children "as if" I were a single parent. There are over promises in the Bible. I love him so much, but it's torture spending so much time without him.
And there are questions and lessons that dual-faith couples face that zero-faith or single-faith households do not. The important thing is whether or not your spouse will support you in your endevours to live your religion. Today was my birhtday and my husband spent the whole day at work and all night working on his notes. By those standards, I was a failure, my husband wasn't "good enough" - and my daughter had ambitious real goals that required a lot of time and effort. I got to thinking about how I and others in my ward might react if a same sex couple attended church and how those views might WILL, fingers crossed change over the next decade. Anyway, you got yourself a treasure. These are nice people. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. It's very lonely right now but thank God it's only a few more days. Sorry, but it just isn't worth it.
Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. And I never found that "good Mormon girl". Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion.