And as many posters stated, it is something that needs to be seriously discussed with your potential partner. I also remember my father a stake president telling me the night before I got married that every single couple he had counseled through marriage struggles were not reading their scriptures or praying together every night. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward. He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit. Last year i met a wonderful neurosurgeon and within 6 months he told me he was in love with me. Make arrangements to send her to your cousins town and let your cousin know she will be visiting. I married someone that wasn't of my faith and it worked great. She is extremely busy and tired almost all the time. Happy hour is out of the question. You need to do something interesting and keep her faith up.
I adored seeing him when I could planned good home made meals and always sent him off the next night with a special packed lunch. I'm a nevermo, but I married a then TBM girl, so maybe my perspective will be of help to you. You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. If you are in a movie theater, you can't talk, so you can't get to know the girl you are dating. I believe that we are all on different paths, but that it is possible for us to travel on different paths side-by-side. Thought the girl and I had a future, and we did, just not with each other I'll bet there are hundreds of boyfriend converts out there. Look, as a shelia, its no different from a bloke. I think more than anything, the thing that gets me is this feeling of being marginalized in his life. Just let things keep going. Doctors want to be with their families and attend events but because of work they just can't.
See her good qualities for what they are and see it as a good relationship to remember. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. 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. If she won't reason with your investigation of the church, nope on out and go on your merry way. Please think carefully before marrying with someone works in medical industry. Im a 19 year old female who is pre med at a university right now. We have been married a mere 3. When he comes home he's so exhausted and just wants to veg out and this leaves me alone again. But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. They are an essential part of my existence The part that among all the heartbreak and death and pain of my patients, makes me feel like a human being, worthy of having my own life.
She is now happy with her uber-Mormon boyfriend and I am happily dating other people as well. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship.
I'm not marrying to be a single, working mom with money. Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat.