She likely believes that her time as a missionary was preparation for marriage. The important thing is doing it together. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea. I'm a Mormon girl in love with an amazing non-Mormon man. But the reason I don't know him well enough is because we don't spend enough time together, or I feel like he's not really "letting me in" to get close to him. Religious differences, however are real. Patriarchal leadership is something that most women in the world valued until recently, but it is still a chief value with Mormons. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all.
And you are right about people telling you that you are lucky that you married a doctor and should not complain. OP Have you seen the Brother Jake videos. TwoXChromosomes subscribe unsubscribe 11, readers 6, users here now Welcome to TwoXChromosomes, a subreddit for both serious and silly content, and intended for women's perspectives. I even had three kids in with me during a impromptu vaginal examination when I was preggo with my fourth. Maybe there is wisdom behind some of the peculiarities. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. I try to visit for a couple hours here and there. She honestly believes that she has the truth, and that if you are exposed to it enough you will recognize that. She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere. If she identifies as a Mormon, then she probably takes her faith seriously, and it means a lot to her.
There is a difference between commitment and time together. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage. Some Mormon girls succumb to worldly laziness. She will not marry you until you convert to mormonism whole cloth. Take issues as they arise, rather than throwing away what could be a good experience for you and her based off of what might happen. Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it. I will be checking your Blog frequently. It's the 1 issue in our relationship. Do you believe in the Gospel as taught by the Church.
I don't think we could have a real conversation about those points either. In retrospect, I believe I was being led to my current spouse. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine.