We have moved four times to 3 different states to accommodate his career, and had 3 children along the way. She sacrificed two years of her life to convert people to the religion. I read through a few of the LDS. Before that, you are encouraged to date, but not exclusively. Even after being in a relationship I have to take all the decision alone.
We started dating 16 years ago, and both resigned from the church earlier this year. Because I make myself busy, and I think he would to, with other projects and activities. The ones who already had concerns start questioning. When my daughter needs challenged in soccer, I took her everywhere, I studied vocabulary list with them, wrote essay with them, math facts……. Having said this, there are several aspects of this particular religion that you need to be aware of as these will greatly affect how she will approach you and the relationship as a whole.
Trust me, I too tried to make it work with my very Mormon also returned missionary ex-girlfriend. My husband is more relaxed now - even with 14 hour days - and yes, I am starting to feel like he is "coming back". Let me tell you, it is NOT any easier. He blames this on his hours for residency, and to be fair they are really long and insane. It's like watching somone lose themselves in an abusive relationship. Eventually it turned into a sour argument. It's a less common occurrence, but it happens. That is the shit storm on the road ahead of you.
Disease and Condition Articles. She cried when you proclaimed your love of goodness because, in part, it was a sign that you weren't broken and desperate for Mormonism. But I was unusual in that I never really wanted to convert my husband I was worried I'd have to divorce him if he turned true Mormon and he didn't need me to believe way he does. I have been pretty much a single mother most of that time. I decided to sort of play along because she was amazing and I didn't believe some of the things she was telling me she actually believed. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. A lot of shared hobbies, interests, life goals. I am also certain that there are callings and opportunities that I would have had, were I married to a faithful LDS woman, that I have missed.