We visit when he has a rotation that gives him weekends off, and compromise sleep and fun. I find there are less disappointments when I know I am completely on my own. Should either of you sisters raise your children and wonder what faith will they choose. Hopefully, it will give a little insight into Mormonism's insidiousness. Now learn about how all of your doubts can be resolved through apologetics. For men, this will likely come after completing your mission trip, so in your early 20s at the earliest. Maybe things would be have different if I had been older or if I had not been so fragile. But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either. My husband's extramarital relationships were well-known in the hospital where he practiced. Marriage offers a chance to develop generosity of spirit and a willingness to be improved by the one we love, no matter what faith tradition he or she may claim.
She won't marry you. You are brave and good people and seem to be raising wonderful children who will be lights for everyone with whom they come in contact. Things are very hard for me right now too. There are so many potential problems they would fill a book. I say, Follow your heart. Just to make things worse I am from South America, he is australian and we live in Australia, no much support here Anyway good to know that I am not the only one. Forget what anyone else says or expects of you. There are many great and wonderful people in the church, and the real evil about the church is that it harms those great and wonderful people. As I grew and became confident, I learned how to deal with social awkwardness. But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either.
I don't think I could let that happen. Even after being in a relationship I have to take all the decision alone. It's why TBMs are so bugged by people that leave the church. And here's a fabulous musical explanation of how the church came to franchise it's ecclesiastical services and doctrinal instruction in a process known as correlation. He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me. I think Bob, the answer can be found in your comment. You might need to trade missionary lessons for research on her part, and we can suggest less scary resources. How is that gonna work. Early in our relationship, I gave some thought to the question of whether I would ever be willing to marry a non-Mormon. So I knew what I was getting into when I married him though I secretly hoped he would still convert back.
I wish you the best of luck. But it would not change my love for that person. He sees all families being able to stay together.