In our church, women are treated with more respect, and are considered to have a literal free ticket to heaven, simply bu because their female. There are some gems like admission to peep stone in a hat translation to the book of Mormon and angels with swords commanding polygamy, but if someone believes Joseph Smith really did stuff his face into a hat and translate scriptures about ancient jews coming to America, it means they are insane, and you can't reason with an insane person. Sometimes I feel burned out, but I have to carry on. Since moving and starting residency, he has done a complete - no resemblance to the man I fell in love with. I also have an MPH degree, and am currently working and trying to support us while he's in school. I am dating a wonderful man, amazing. Love does a lot. Obviously don't make any commitments further in the relationship because you do not want to be married into an insane orthodox LDS family because it will cause alot of troubles. Do you want to be married in the temple. Honestly, I have given up on lds men as a single 25 year old.
No matter that he's married - maybe they can lure him away. This makes them overwhelmingly successful wives and mothers. 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 think people get carried away with the whole social status of a Doctor which is really unnecessary.
Mormons follow the law of Chastity; they believe that the intimate act of lovemaking must be saved for after marriage. Mormonism and Non-Mormonism don't link to future lives. To them, everyone is either TBM, hasn't learned the truth yet, or has some kind of personal failing laziness, desire to sin, allowed themself to be deceived by satan, etc.
After enough years of this, you stop trying. You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine. You are not a worthy RM priesthood holder. You're walking into a den of crazy, tbm bishop's daughter, I hate to say it but you should really be contemplative about what you're stepping into. I am sooooo proud of him but his career has broken me in a way I don't know if I can piece back together. Your girlfriend might, or maybe IS, going through this. Due to the very long hours away from me and our children, my husband spends alot of his free time on the internet.