I have had several people tell me that now that they know our family all preconceived notions of the "doctor's wife" and the lifestyle of a doctor have completely changed. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. I'm sorry, but I don't pity you all. My husband is finishing up residency and is never around.
My wife and her family are a good example of this. The idea of a rich doctor is almost antiquated. All I can do is have Faith in Him. Hopefully they have some say in it, but I'm speaking about other churchgoers' expectations here, and probably your wife's. Sorry man, but if I knew what I know now I would have cut my losses. The independent work is just as important as the work we do as a couple.
He is an Anesthesiologist. I just don't want to jump to conclusions and am trying to prepare myself for a new normal. If they are, run to the altar, in or out of the temple. More success stories All success stories Hide success stories. She's a wonderful person and I think we could work, so yes. You might start drinking to ease the pain. Anyway, we've discussed marriage already. But I do believe in modern prophets and that God gives no commandment that is not for our own happiness. He is on call ALL the time, he arrives home 9 pm and barely sit down for diner and then gets called away, then again 2 am heart attack. Can I leave him now.
And don't fall for all their talk of being open and welcoming. I read through a few of the LDS. Maybe it won't be a big deal. It's so sad to think that people so young will be stuck wearing 19th century undies when they should enjoy their years of being young and stylish. I was definitely taking the "Tough love" approach because I've read countless times on this and other boards, how Mormons claimed that they were cool with their SO not being Mormon, and that they weren't, themselves, orthodox. Thank you, Liz, for your very kind words and encouragement. I do not have a problem with nurses.