A lot of people are religious. Sexually, risque and the such is essentially the same as baptists and fundamental Christians. We always went every Sunday, had family prayer and scripture reading, etc. We have almost daily prayers, scripture reading, and lengthy discussions about our beliefs.
Don't forget too that IF you are successful in turning the lights on and deconverting her, the family would resent you the rest of their lives. Most mormon girls look at guys like you as a project and that they have a lifetime to work on the project. Reading has become difficult, because I have trouble focusing. If it is even possible, would it strengthen or weaken their ability to develop a personal relationship with their Heavenly Father. This blog is very healthy because it has helped me to feel less resentful about all the time I have to spend alone doing homework and being at functions. If you go to mormonthink. Sometimes I think I'II get crazy or dipressed. If your doctor husband says "impossible", ignore him.
She found the perfect Mormon guy, they were married in the temple. Though being with a resident is hard, it can be totally worth it if you're committed to the person and you know that they are committed to you - you just have to realize that commitment will look different coming from them. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. I was the bishops' daughter who went to BYU but didn't go on a mission because I was already married with a 10 month old by my 21st birthday. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles. From reading the above posts from previous posters, please keep in mind that while it helps to read and learn from each others' experiences as we are all in the same boat -- we must also make the distinction between someone's occupation and their personality or character. Her Religion is more important than you will ever be Her Religion comes first and deep down, she will come to hate you for not accepting joining her religion. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. She is instructed to have children within wedlock very soon, raise these children in a Mormon home, and devote hours each week to church activities plus Sabbath observance on Sunday.
I have been dating a great guy for about a year now, and we started dating shortly after my parents died of cancer. I'll bring up some CES letter issues, let her know why I wouldn't want my children raised like this, and we'll see what happens. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. I have to say that reading this is exactly what I needed today. My husband has gone from proselytizing and thinking he knows it all to a real spiritual seeker, albeit with a strong testimony in the church. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. If she can see that YOU are what is important in the relationship, not what you or she believes, ya'll have a chance. You will be able to best gauge where her beliefs stand in regards to the church if you listen to how she describes her mission. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. The house has to be perfect and I am unable to do things the correct way.