I don't think we are going to end up being friends but I'll get over that. We have been together since his second year of med school so I have gone through step one and step two and all the shelf exams that were taking up his time, now I have to do the 80 hours thank God for the cap and usually he works more than that Good luck to all of you and I know we will all make it. In retrospect, I believe I was being led to my current spouse. No sex before marriage. And as many posters stated, it is something that needs to be seriously discussed with your potential partner. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married.
Marriage to the wrong person is extremely difficult. A good man is not defined by his religion and a great marriage is not defined by where it takes place. I miss my husband dearly. I made a conscious decision to marry outside the church for my own reasons. Most of us were suckled on that teat too. Most of us were suckled on that teat too. The house is perfect, with nothing out of place. One big question is, does he make you a priority when he has the time to be able to make something other than work a priority. By the end of the first date with my husband I knew I wanted him to be a part of my life. The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue.
If he says he wants to keep things casual, head for the hills - he's the latter and he doesn't appreciate you. Look for girls in your singles ward. But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. It's a fair question and you've already been super accommodating. He has no vices, is the happiest person I know, is a healthy role model of manhood for my teen daughter and loves me to the depth of his soul. I can see why people get a divorce when their kids get older.
We have a happy marriage. I thought she would grow out of it. It MAY be true that she will be miserable with him and make him miserable with her. It's a foolish dream I suppose. Keep me posted, please. I am his wife and we have 4 children.