Don't get her hopes up too much - in return ask her to do something to research your views. How does one go about trying to develop a relationship with someone whose schedule is so unpredictable and whose free time is so sparse. As a Christian one's values won't allow an affair on the lonely spouse' part either - but that probably won't bug you by the sounds of it. Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. Dating is a tricky game. I have been a doctor's wife for almost 2 years - and we have been together for about 7 years, since right before intern year. She wants the eternal temple marriage and you will be her long term project TL;DR I considered ending my marriage of Save yourself pain by getting out before it gets harder. We are indeed in two different places. I believe that we are all on different paths, but that it is possible for us to travel on different paths side-by-side.
She converts to your religion. This could possibly be worked out with some communication; perhaps he just hasn't given it enough thought to realize how shitty it is It's very inconsiderate of him. At the beginning of the relationship, which is not long ago, he use to carry out conversations, even while working.
Flirting Questions to Ask a Guy. While my husband is not a doctor he does have a job that requires very odd hours a-typical of the American and works all holidays. He may never come out and say it, but if you mention marriage outside of the church and he's OK with it, you have a slight chance of being happily married to her and not being mormon. All those are reasons to give the church some elbow room but they are not reasons for actually staying. No doubt that all rightetous persons will accept Christ but not everyone that dies will be righteous. Do you really want to wait two years to enjoy sex, fun, happiness, intimacy with someone. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. But, you will probably lose. I do realize he may want me to be not so ambituous which I am. Then here for a musical explanation of how those who yearn for a rational faith can resolve doubt through symbolical interpretation.
About ten years ago, I realized I needed to quit qualifying my excellent husband who is a better man than many Mormon men I knowI realized I needed to raise my kids to think of him as completely equal to the men they knew at church. I forgot to add, that if you marry and alow your children to be raised as Mormon, chances are you wont be able to be at their wedding because it will be in the temple. At the end of the second date I knew I needed him in my life. I agree with what you and so many of the other replies have said: Listen with an open heart and curiosity. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. Brown May 27, 0. And the you've seen the CES letter. Ask questions, try to find out as much as you can. When I was a teen, my first boyfriend was a convert and people would comment on that instead of how nice he was to me. 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.
It can burn, and it can burn you hardcore. This post and the comments are an eye opener. She, her family, and her friends all believe that she can't get into the Celestial Kingdom VIP Heaven unless she is "sealed" to a Mormon husband. Just let things keep going.