There is a lot about Mormonism I am still struggling to understand, but I am reading faith-based memoirs and studying up on Mormonism as well as other religions but the relevance here is on Mormonism. But what if your girlfriend is Mormon, but not active in the Church. I am the same good faithful woman I always was, just on a different path than I ever expected, one full of insights and blessings I never knew could exist. I simply do NOT believe he and I will not be together after we die. You should ask yourself if you want to pursue a future partner who was raised in an environment that causes drastic sexual suppression and you may never have a healthy sex life if she is your wife. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. It is my opinion I know my husband loves to come home and only eat, sleep and have wild sex. If he weren't a doctor saving lives and had more free time, he could most definitely do YOUR job. For reference we're both in our mids. Not one little bit.
Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. Put that in perspective before you try to equate your struggle to his. When I hear some of the issues going on in Mormon Land, I usually say to myselfв. If it is already an issue in your relationship, then it'll amplify to an extreme if you get married. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. I don't drive and we live far away from our family. The first few months were wonderful we saw each other every few weeks, we live about miles from each other. But my relationship with him is worth this small sacrifice. Much better to marry in the faith if possible. Best of luck OP.
Do you see yourself marrying this person if marriage is something you are interested in for the future. Thank you so much. Also, don't forget, some people just arent very good at conveying emotions. Will he be happy knowing that you are giving up something of incredible importance to you. Many Mormons stick to a small group of friends within the church. I am not sorry I married outside the LDS faith. Anyone who's a decent human being should be able to know right from wrong and act accordingly. Either way, if you have kids and you don't convert, she will divorce you and take your kids away from you and you will be shunned from her community. Please start another thread and continue the conversation. I love my husband with my whole soul.
With all of this said, I wish I would have found your blog earlier. Do you think that is too draining too. Expect her to either write you off during her mission or pressure you to show interest in the church. I miss my husband dearly.