That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. Welcome to the future. My husband's extramarital relationships were well-known in the hospital where he practiced. Stop trying to make up for all the little things you miss with big short-term things. Take the crazy and add a ton of even crazier shit on on top and Your girlfriend literally believes in a book of scripture that was produced from a rock in Josephs Hat. There are some gems like admission to peep stone in a hat translation to the book of Mormon and angels with swords commanding polygamy, but if someone believes Joseph Smith really did stuff his face into a hat and translate scriptures about ancient jews coming to America, it means they are insane, and you can't reason with an insane person. If your relationship has gotten very serious, your girlfriend will probably try to find agreement in your faiths. Ask her rhetorically if she would dump her religion for her true love. Mormonism is not meant to be a casual part of a Mormon's life but it is meant to be the center. Over the span of the last year though, things have slowly changed.
It sounds like she's already considered marrying you and raising children in the church even with you being out of the church. Because service is important in the Mormon faith, she may be interested in doing something that will help others, like helping someone clean their yard. Talk about issues with Jehovah's Witnesses etc.
Understand that it's their belief, and make plans for any of the other 6 days instead. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. Be specific every time you ask. I didn't expect to fall in love with him I am Australian by birth and have lived here for 20 odd years so have no family here other than my 17 year old son and the many wonderful friends I call family I am very extroverted, work full time and have a side business and can keep myself busy every day I would rather know now it will not work Does anyone find they are a bit unemotional. Your crush might put a lampshade on her head and call it innocent fun. But my struggle is with whether or not he is willing to give anything with sacrifice and commitment, and how much of this has to do with me vs. We started dating 16 years ago, and both resigned from the church earlier this year. I knew a woman who married a man who converted to the church and she spent the rest of their married life telling him he was not good enough. We are indeed in two different places. I'm sitting here after a hour night shift, still having to wash and fold his shirts for his return, clean the house, keep the pantry stocked up as well as support my business, feeling quite resentful of the fact that he's being wined and dined by the upper class at fancy restaurants.
I had tears in my eyes and goosebumps while reading it. I am a non-Mormon who moved to Utah for college. We keep "waiting" for it to get easier, and every year it just doesn't. Although most of our communication is through text. I explained to her that from my perspective, if a religious person does something good, you can't trust them because they're doing it for the wrong reasons: When an atheist does something good, you know they're not doing it for any reason other than to help someone else. Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. It isn't money that he is just throwing around on useless things, its for dinner movies normal date stuff that people do over a course of a month and we cram into one weekend. I am a lawyer married to a surgical oncologist. Cold approaches on Mormon girls are challenging. Breaking up with someone solely because of religion is something people condemn alot on this sub when its a Mormon breaking it off with a non Mormon, but if floats both ways.
Also, love how you describe how God has our backs and we can actually act on the notion of things hoped for that are not seen instead of the quaint pseudo idea that all things are known in advance, step by step, and lead to mortal and eternal bliss. Where do you find Mormon girls. Even if she does, you'll be the reason in her family's eyes.
The bottom line is that you are setting yourself up for difficult times ahead.