Are you going to keep the sabbath holy as a family, or is he going to take the kids out for pizza after church, leaving you home to observe alone. They think highly enough of themselves, don't add to their ego. Having said that, I believe strongly that it takes a special individual who can remain active in the church and have a non-traditional marriage. If you are not old enough to consider marriage, you should be careful about having a serious, exclusive relationship. The important thing is whether or not your spouse will support you in your endevours to live your religion. As a physician buckling under the stress, my assigned counsellor who is also a church minister told me: So, what do I do with that. Harmony will prevail if the husband appreciates the value of church service and attendance. Her brain has been wired from birth by said cult. The religious differences between you two are a deal-breaking fault. In any case; I can assure you from your post that he doesn't sound like he's being selfish; the behavior does sound like its residency related and not selfishness related.
I asked, he refused. The scenario where she refused to watch a possibly 'anti' documentary and wanted to watch church-sanctioned material sounds like a red flag. I made a conscious decision to marry outside the church for my own reasons. You're walking into a den of crazy, tbm bishop's daughter, I hate to say it but you should really be contemplative about what you're stepping into. Now he is studying for this big exam and I have seen a very different side to him. They must refrain not only from sex, but also passionate kissing or similar physical contact, or any act that arouses such feelings. Yes, talk talk talk about everything yoiu can think of, but beyond that I would suggest pre-marital counseling from people knowledgeable in each tradition at play this will probably take two different counselors, who might be faith-based. Mormons can be pretty crazy without it. Now a basic overview of the gospel. Pickings are slim at church.
And I never found that "good Mormon girl". Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. You'll definitely need antidepressants. Hi, like others I've read a lot of the posts but still have a few questions. There are other occasions for humor, but these two are off the table. It can't be antiMormon. I appreciate all the replies explaining the extent of the aggravation and pain I likely will face. If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. I'm firmly in the RUN camp.
We all know that. She said we couldn't watch it because the lady who produced the doc was formerly a professor at BYU but has since left the church, so she wouldn't have anything good to say. I am the bitch who doesn't understand anything.