The point of a date is to get to know someone better. Mormonism is a lot more controlling and has a lot more downsides. My experience has been that personal similarities and differences are a bigger element than cultural differences. The decisions we have made in how to raise our kids have been our decisions alone. If things get even more serious, try getting her to sign a pre-nup that neither she, nor her family will try to convert you. Over the span of the last year though, things have slowly changed. Then we can at least cuddle and go to bed together. Do you work through parent teacher conferences and the entire soccer season. So that's something I can't say is good or bad. If you are not old enough to consider marriage, you should be careful about having a serious, exclusive relationship.
Doesn't leave many options here though but better than constantly having them push the church on you until you either give in and convert or break up. We can also save our errant children by our valiancy too. It is a decision he has to come to on his own - hopefully all sped up when he looks around at his current dating pool and eating way too much McDonalds. In her mind if you never accept the gospel you are denying her eternal exaltation as a God. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. 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. Some Mormon girls succumb to worldly laziness. Every new set will see your man with fresh and hungry eyes as a potential golden contact. He came to bed at 1: I don't know if I can make this work. I was off travelling the world when I met and fell madly in love with a deployed Marine.
By that I mean that we ought to consider simply marrying within the faith and in the temple for all the reasons that people have given. Due to their religious teachings, Mormons do not smoke, drink alcohol or caffeinated "hot drinks" coffee or tea or do drugs. Well, there were other circumstances that made it especially unique and One thing in your favor is the fact that she is in her late 20s by Mormon standards she is already an old maidhopefully she and her family will just want her to have love and not put the pressure on converting you, but there are countless stories of dudes getting dumped on here because ultimately they chose the church. Which is the highest place in heaven aka celestial kingdom. I have days when I feel like I don't want to do this anymore, but then I go through old pictures and letters and to remind myself that we had it figured out once, and we can figure it out again. It'll reinforce the wisdom of running from this disaster in the making. I visit him every month, we managed to go on weekend trips when he's off and he's spend all his vacay time with me and his family. After our child was born, I can say that my resentment of my husband started to grow and overshadow the respect I have for what he does. And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face. Of course, your parents will care most.
Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. It takes him about 20 minutes to get ready. Basically this is different than dating a religious mainstream Christian.