As Joanne mentioned, should you marry interfaith, you will have lots of help from fellow ward members on converting your spouse. Her church is more important to her than you are ever will beplain and simple. No easy answers here. Just know that she has been indoctrinated to believe that she wont reach the highest level of heaven if she isn't married in a Mormon temple to another Mormon. In fact, you likely will meet a few. Here is a list of reasons I feel apply to my situation в some of them in retrospect:. Do some research of your own as well, so that you know a little more about the person you are dating. If she says yes. Girls aren't socially required to be missionaries, unlike men.
She was expecting me to break up with her, like all previous guys she's been into have done. I would have been deeply insulted if anyone talked about me the way people are talking about this girl He needs to tell her there is a no chance he will convert, that he is not comfortable with his children being raised Mormon if he isn'tthat she cannot ever expect a temple marriage with him. She started crying when I explained this to her. These garments will not be fun for dating, if you know what I mean. Reconciling this with the doctrine of temple marriage is trickier. Just go ahead and ask for the definitions and treat it like learning a new language. Signs of an Affair. And he needs to trust his instincts if he thinks she's being dishonest.
The decisions we have made in how to raise our kids have been our decisions alone. I haven't read every post like you probably havebut I've read a lot of them. Are you ok with waiting for that. Do you know anyone working in medicine or in the healthcare field. It hurts me the most when my kids ask me why they haven't see daddy in days. It is not easy for a nonmember spouse to understand a three hour worship block plus callings etc.
You will be kept abreast of political changes within the church that regulate your wife's behavior -- you are probably already aware of several rules she follows. I've started dating this girl a few months ago, but it's only now that it dawned on me how hard it is to date with her crazy work schedule. Go for the joy, the experiences, the children to come. Here is a list of reasons I feel apply to my situation в some of them in retrospect:. If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse. I wanted to be able to fully share my faith with my spouse, but this expectation was now up in the air. The way he wanted to live his life, the family he wanted to have, the wife he dreamt of- matched the type of person I longed for. Even though it sounds like she is very Mormon, I feel that this will help her. Sometimes I think he is the man who shouldn't have had a family but just a career too late for that now though.