The most damning information is in the footnotes of the essays. A good man is not defined by his religion and a great marriage is not defined by where it takes place. I feel to say, if you hear this, Amy, in time, it will all come round right. Thanks for pointing this stuff out. When you said that the doctor spouse sacrifices for their patients and their family sacrifices for the doctor's career, it really described my situation. Posts from people who have your same problem occur on a regular basis here on RFM. How do you maintain a healthy balance with relationships and work when your partner has a more demanding profession than you. Long story short, everyone is dead on.
A friend of ours who is going to grad school at Duke started complaining to me about how he had to work while Dr. Each to their own though. Honestly, the thing that makes me the craziest is the missionaries. It's like talking to a wall. He will always downplay it. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse. I've told her that but maybe she doesn't believe me. I am so in need of a support group. But you can't make her think about the numerous facts that disprove Mormonism.
What you are potentially choosing is certainly not the easiest path. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. Due to their religious teachings, Mormons do not smoke, drink alcohol or caffeinated "hot drinks" coffee or tea or do drugs. It has already taken him us 3 years since he got out of school and finally just matched this year. It isn't money that he is just throwing around on useless things, its for dinner movies normal date stuff that people do over a course of a month and we cram into one weekend. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies. Try to have a date night once a week and when your Dr Spouse has time off go somewhere.
However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules. I'm not saying you shouldn't pursue the relationship, but I'd only recommend marrying her if she leaves the church because she discovers it's not true. I think Bob, the answer can be found in your comment. I don't think you should abandon the relationship just because she is lds. She might be everything you want, but in her eyes you are not what she has been dreaming of her whole life.