You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship. She might not realize how important it is to compromise. If she expresses interest in converting, be prepared to talk about your beliefs, and help her find ways to learn about and follow them. Medical school and residency is really intense, and I think it's pretty common for doctors to get married a little later in life than the average couple. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. Go for the joy, the experiences, the children to come. And you seem like a good person. But it also means he has ultimate responsibility for his patients, both ethically and legally. Why Mormons don't hate gay people. It is not something that should be taken lightly.
It's typical to not hear from him for weeks.
Aw, glad I can help.
How does one go about trying to develop a relationship with someone whose schedule is so unpredictable and whose free time is so sparse. I even had someone tell me I should know better than to marry a nomo. I feel like I make a lot of sacrifices to see him and try to make it as convenient as possible for him, which means planning ahead and changing my schedule around sometimes. It MAY be true that she will not marry him unless he converts. You would be her back up plan in case she can't find a guy who is a returned missionary, preferably from a prominent LDS family. The scenario where she refused to watch a possibly 'anti' documentary and wanted to watch church-sanctioned material sounds like a red flag. Realize that your Dr spouse isn't intentionally wanting to make you feel lonely or depressed, and they most likely feel as isolated by their work as you do. I'm currently married to a second year resident in emergency medicine. At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. Before I met my husband I had dated quite a few members and some relationships were quite serious but I never felt right about it.
You should not be trying to be exclusive with one person, so go on dates with as many people as you can. It will be up to you, her man, to support the positive expectations. Additionally we have no family nearby for me to rely on for help or just to combat loneliness. Then be clear you will never convert. Though my mother never openly complained about this, I could see it in her eyes. I wish you the best of luck. How to Win Over a Guy. We have lunch and have each others undivided attention while the kids are at school. I am realizing now, after leaving my job, selling my house, moving ect…. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock.
But I got to my breaking point, and after not hearing from him AT ALL for seven days at this point we had been dating and sleeping together for months. Am I wrong to hope for this. She's told me the church is one of the most important things to her, but from what I've researched already there's no way I would subject my future children to this culture.