We'll have to discuss that, now that I actually know some things about some things. The church will be in your bedroom, finances, and all your decisions. Eventually it turned into a sour argument. Real love just happens. He should tell her that he will never convert, and that if she will not be happy unless he does, the relationship should end. I dated a doctor who was into me and saw me frequently. Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". Is it naive to think we could raise our children to fully participate in two different faiths. We have been married 2 decades in a new city away from family and friends and I am this close pinches fingers to starting a local Facebook Club for people like us. Not all of us are able to achieve that ideal but we are to strive for it.
You got some good advice from the other posters on how to maintain contact. God will help you both work this out. However her husband joined the church a few years after their marriage. Finding a person with whom your wavelength matches, and around whom you feel you can just be yourself, talk about anything, and not be worried about being judged, is not as easy as the romantic movies and TV soaps make it out to be. You need to do something interesting and keep her faith up.
Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. I'm dating a lovely guy who is in his first year of medical residency. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. My advice is, as others have said, have no expectations, expect that you will spend the majority of holidays, birthdays, family gatherings, valentines day, anniversaries alone or with other family or friends. Of course, your parents will care most. The LDS Church meets many of the criteria for cult behavior. You have been blessed with the equipment to make such decisions.
Find out what your partner thinks of as non-negotiable. I wish you the best of luck. I really fell that its time for me to move on. 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. Can anyone suggest specific talking points from content on LDS. So there's THAT to look forward to. Even though we live together, we barely see each other - when he is working nights, we go several days without seeing each other at all he is usually still at work when I head out in the morning, and gone by the time I get back in the evenings. Go miserably explore a foreign country by myself wishing my husband was with me. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy.