It is crucial to recognize that Mormonism has elements of belief, practice, and custom that work to make interfaith marriages especially difficult and inconvenient for both spouses. Joanna has written a good answer here. This insecurity is at the root of the princess syndrome. I'm sorry this was so longwinded and not really an answer to your questions. I recommend that talk. They are grown now and serving their country but luckily they still need Mom and Dad sometimes!. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. I think love and caring can be more important. I have seen love prevail over beliefs. We have family prayer every day and read the scriptures occasionally.
He has lived alone forever and now we are living together, engaged, and of course, I have moved to another state to be with him. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. I hope it all works out for you.
We have been married a mere 3. I am the same good faithful woman I always was, just on a different path than I ever expected, one full of insights and blessings I never knew could exist. I run a local nonprofit and had a demanding job, but it can never be as difficult or challenging as his job. I expected to find this sisterhood of wives that would comfort, uplift, and laugh with one another. That is a hard truth. The church really needs to tailor to more partial LDS families, imho. Ladies, doctor's are definitely not all they're cracked up to be. Sure it's lonely and hard work being a "single parent". I wanted to be able to fully share my faith with my spouse, but this expectation was now up in the air. I'm 22 and I have been dating a med student for 3 years.
Take the missionary lessons, read the Book of Mormon and the Bible. There's no way a TBM is dating you if she knows about your Lucifer kick. It's up to you to decide whether or not this is someone worth waiting for. I would not have wanted to be dismissed as crazy and unworthy of attention when I was still a member, because it wouldn't have been true. If so that's a good sign. Well the pieces will all fall into place. Very wise words when tell others to take a very cold hard look at there life. Husband has affair with me, after telling me that he and his wife have grown apart, and we were together for five years. It's scary to feel like you might never measure up to someone's expectations you love. Maybe more convinced than you are.
Mine was in California, back in the 70s. My dear faithful LDS aunt married a good non-member man. Are there things you've had to compromise on to mutually make it work. But I am really in love with him, and see him as a wonderful man.