I'm not saying you shouldn't pursue the relationship, but I'd only recommend marrying her if she leaves the church because she discovers it's not true. Marriage does weird things to Mormons You're correct, that he should ask her these things would you marry a non Mormon. Calls during thanks giving and Christmas makes me really upset. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. The essay on race and the priesthood claims that Brigham Young prophesied that blacks would receive the priesthood someday, but if you actually follow the link in the footnotes you will see that he was misquoted. She still lives in her hometown though. Her Religion is the single most important thing in her life. There are such things as perfect loving families though. When you mix cultural groups you increase the difficulty. Your crush might put a lampshade on her head and call it innocent fun.
These garments will not be fun for dating, if you know what I mean. She's willing to talk about anything I find directly on LDS. I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married. A lot of people are religious. Look for girls in your singles ward. She was expecting me to break up with her, like all previous guys she's been into have done. If he is the right person for me, then I would wait and deal with the busy schedule in the meantime. I let her know it's not healthy to expect someone else to change - we can only control ourselves and not others. I did in college, and knew I would play 2nd fiddle to the lifelong dream. But realistically, if she is not open minded enough to even listen to someone who has a contrasting view of the church - how will she not continually discount you and your lack of beliefs.
I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. While reading the article I could actually picturize my near future. Mormon women greatly value sincerity of purpose. However, a few months before her exams she suddenly said that she didn't think we were right for each other and broke up with me. Hence, ensure that the girl or guy you want to date is above 16; although with changing times, some kids may date younger, if your love interest is not keen on going out until 16, then hold off. Perhaps with a note written on the back. Have you seen southpark episode on Mormons. Once last piece of advice to you girls who are "dating" or "engaged to" a doc: Don't confuse "dating" and "engaged to" with "married to" - get the ring on your finger and seal the deal. But there are a lot of women who post here who have flipped from TBM to apostate.
Within a cultural group marriage is hard. Perhaps I will have to start one. So I feel a little frightened after reading this blog.
A quiet, hard working immigrant but dedicated and faithful. You I think are ok with that.