It's why TBMs are so bugged by people that leave the church. I simply do NOT believe he and I will not be together after we die. Good luck to you and your boyfriend. God knows the big picture. I will keep reading, but it looks like most of the stuff about racism and polygamy has been "adequately" explained away by updates to LDS. That's all she thought about for 18 months, plus the months leading up to it, and winding down. Iam 24, my bf going to move to Troy NY for his master he ask me to move with him, I want to but Iam afraid we will never get married. But God works in mysterious ways. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche. I'm a nevermo, but I married a then TBM girl, so maybe my perspective will be of help to you.
In regards to my current situation, I feel like a lot of the time he doesn't understand that things like MCAT's and studying undergrad or med school come first. This is not about either of you individually. Leave her so you can both find people that youre more suited for. They were taught that bold sincerity of purpose and a charitable attitude is what makes a man. That is a hard truth. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Mormonism has a lay clergy, so everyone serves in the Church. Do you and your girlfriend have any kind of plan for how you're going to manage your relationship while you're both in residency.
She'll be hoping that you're going to convert and if neither is happy with the other being as they are, you'll find yourself divorced shortly down the road. Again, reiterating it, don't expect a decade's worth of time with her, but enjoy her good while you two are together. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home.
We have been married 2 years and have a 4 month old baby. Married to a Surgeon as well. You are atheist and that's not changing. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. But I love him. If I just assume he won't be home to eat dinner with us, it's a happy surprise when he is.