My parents, siblings and grandparents are all active members; as am I. Would I like to have him by my side. Eventually it turned into a sour argument. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. Just go ahead and ask for the definitions and treat it like learning a new language. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. Welcome to TwoXChromosomes, a subreddit for both serious and silly content, and intended for women's perspectives. They don't want to accept that someone can understand the doctrine and choose to reject it. II do wish you luck. If she is as real deal as you say she is, she believes this also.
Whatever you do, just don't let on to your child ren that you and their father are in disagreement. Stick around on this sub. I am so happy about 'starting' our life together in a few months, but I feel like I am totally setting myself up for disappointment. Men search the world for women that they can stand to be around with long-term. Yes, worse than intern year. I almost left the marriage,3xs. It sucks but ultimately what Mormonism does to people is it makes them value adherence to church more than their relationships with people.
From a guy's perspective, I was dating a doctor who was going through her final exams to become a registered specialist. All faiths have vocabulary unique to them. My faith, while less orthodox, has certainly matured. You will be expected to condone but not attend events in the temple to which you will not be granted access.
Even if she does, you'll be the reason in her family's eyes. The first vision is something she taught endlessly as a missionary - same with the Book of Mormon translation. So there's THAT to look forward to. I've realized that we are both pretty social people and he thrives on all the action at the hospital. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles. And now he is in his 60s. No nagging, no emotional neediness, etc. This is by design.