You'll definitely need antidepressants. Mormonism is a big thing for those who follow the faith, so Sundays and the occasional event depending on how much she does extra might distract her. Please realize I know how the church works, was extremely active and raised good kids. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. But that parent-child relationship was bound to change anyways as you become an adult. I married someone that wasn't of my faith and it worked great. We are now in Residency, have moved each year and started a new adventure each year since marriage. It's not that she doesn't believe you right now, but it is a bone she will never drop. I have no support system; you are so fortunate to have weekly dates with your DH. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong.
Finding a person with whom your wavelength matches, and around whom you feel you can just be yourself, talk about anything, and not be worried about being judged, is not as easy as the romantic movies and TV soaps make it out to be. She sounds so indoctrinated that like even if you try to get her to open up, who knows you might get like a BJ out of it doesn't sound like it but who knowsyou have to realize that a lifetime of conditioning will be set in motion in her mind that will make your life hell. We always went every Sunday, had family prayer and scripture reading, etc. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier. They don't want to accept that someone can understand the doctrine and choose to reject it. My husband had quite a late start in his career; he will be almost 40 by the time he starts residency so I feel we are already way behind in that sense, but also he has had a very hard time getting into residency as he went to med school outside the US. She suggested instead watching something that was produced by the church itself. I get that a lot to people saying 'be happy you married a doctor' 'u will have a glamorous wonderful life' they would not get it unless they be one-that is being a docs wife, the loneliness is the worst especially when your newly wedded and 2nd month of ur marriage he has to go for his night calls in dec, which includes our first christmas: I thought I was the only one who barely gets communication throughout the day, not married but am dating a surgeon and have for 6 years. I haven't read every post like you probably havebut I've read a lot of them. Mormon girls are taught that they have a divine nature.
As soon as she becomes dissatisfied, she will turn face and educate the OP about just how wrong it would be for her to stay with him. Little did I know that at least some of these "emergencies" were actually rendezvous with his affair partner. It works, though, because I know that his beliefs have great worth. Great payback for my support during residency and multiple moves. Willl he build resentment at the struggle to get him to change whether real or imagined. We also struggle with infertility. Pin It on Pinterest. But she understands that I am committed to the Gospel, and will never leave it either. It is tempting for Mormon girls to become lazy because they have such a high standard compared to typical girls. If you want to go against that trend, one of you will almost certainly change perspective.
Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. The scriptures say that one of the main reasons good people don't join the church is because they just haven't been introduced to it. You would be able to force her to confront the facts without feeling threatened.