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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. Thank you so much for this blog. I admit it is sometimes depressing going to bed without him and getting up seeing him still studying but I am sure we will survive this. As these are probably the two most important things to you, it will most likely, be a very difficult decisionвfollow your heart and the spirit. After enough years of this, you stop trying. On the plus side though, after you leave the church, you'll get to spend the remainder of your days bashing it on Reddit. Many, many lapsed Mormons catch the true vision of the gospel at some time in their lives and desire to repent and become observant again. 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. That deal with polygamy explained. The church is really good at putting on a happy, wholesome face to show the world, but if you look behind the curtain, you see that it's a despicable cult.
While that is the case sometimes, it Is much more of an exception than a rule.
I've a,ready been a single parent once. Then an explanation of the nature of your soul and where it came from and where it's going. However, you might be lucky to not have the experience I did. 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. Helpful way to learn the facts in a fast and funny format. It will poison your marriage until the end в of your life, your marriage, or your belief. You will have to make sacrifice your happiness a little. At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward. I've been seeing a doctor for two years now.
He wanted our kids exposed to Christianity for intellectual reasons and likes the community. A wonderful resource tool with great updates. You can be very committed to someone but only be able to fit them in the limited free time you have. When we're together, everything is good. The weekends that we spend together are non stop we are always doing something or going to see friends People in general don't understand how much money it actually takes to just be a doctor. Leave her so you can both find people that youre more suited for. He has sacrificed parts of his career as well. Let her go right now then. Then I discovered that Mormons were a welcome exception to the degeneracy that pervades American women. You will desire to have that eternal marriage, to have that support in taking kids to church, to be able to talk docterine with a like-minded individual.
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. And after years of this struggle, will your love for him and desire to avoid the hassle cause you to reduce your activation. Unless you have some super amazing other dating prospect there isn't a huge reason to cut this relationship off now.
It means that before anything else, you have to be clear in saying that you want to date a Mormon girl. If everything she is taught is correct and the Mormon church is "true" she should be able to research any anti-Mormon books or movies and prove their criticisms are lies.