That said, there are also a lot of pricks inside the church, who fully deserve membership. Hopefully she could realize if she was born into one of these cults that also distrust apostates she probably wouldn't see through them either. Be specific every time you ask. If he is luck to be off call during the weekend, I would sleep most of the weekends away to make up the sleep deprivation. I do feel frustrated sometimes when spends his limited free time to go out with the guys, but I realize that he needs this release every once in a while. It has been very difficult to reconcile our two expectations, hopes and dreams. And occasionally I have queried the wisdom of that choice. Life will chuck all sorts of bouncers at you. You should also be willing to date other people. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens.
No easy answers here. And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face. I know many of you understand how Im feeling and a lot of you have been there for many years already. Or the links, in that first vision one. I'm sorry, but I don't pity you all. Public displays of affection PDA show a lack of self-control. I would leave him note reminding him how important his work was. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine. Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief. So I am getting myself ready.
So I guess, in this case, all's well that Thanks for posting the update. Odds are majorly against this dude. Intimacy is pretty much gone. Because she already lives the covenants in most of the meaningful ways. If she can accept me for who I am and what I believe, knowing that I'll never give her the eternal family she wants, then maybe we'll be ok. His dad and siblings are also doctors, hence his mom is quite use to the idea of being alone and independent. She is showing a common attitude of distrust for "anti-mormon" material. Is he willing to, nay, interested. I also expected that my spouse would be temple worthy and that I would get married in the temple, which was not the case. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church.
Eventually it turned into a sour argument. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies. Much more, since I am having a hard time to conceive, all adds up to my frustrations. I make significantly more money than he does as a resident, but I know that my job is secondary.