Is it really worth it to give up what I want out of a relationship because its hard to balance studying which I understand is stressful and being with the person who makes you happy. I'm not quite bitter but a tad fed up as have given up family, career, friends and started afresh x 2 again to be left alone at the other side of the planet with two young kids, moving house and setting up home with just 4 suitcases. That ended in OP should do the most honest thing possible. Only you will know. He also travels an inordinate amount. Listen to the still small voiceв. You should start raising CES letter issues with her and see how she handles it. And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. Topics like race and polygamy have been "adequately" explained away, so I don't think we'd get anywhere discussing those things.
Can he see the good in it, or does he focus on the more controversial aspects. Read that entire speech and you will see a slew of racist statements. Log in or sign up in seconds. Before I proposed, I actually broke up with my partner for a month в mostly due to family pressure. I understand that, and accept that. So I understand how it's easy to believe nonsense when you're brainwashed from birth, and how it can be comforting to believe your life is somehow very important in the grand scale of the universe, and how you don't have to be afraid of death because you'll go on to a better place where you'll live happily ever after for eternity.
I read every page of the CES letter, and it's definitely convinced me this entire religion is fabricated, but I'm sure she wouldn't even read it much less consider its points seriously. It seems she'll expect you to become Mormon. One small thing to add here. I think she sounds great but she won't be able to not bring it up. It would be ludicrous to think otherwise. And to clarify, what I mean by physical demand is something that requires energy I don't have, like having sex or going for a walk. Yes you are all correct it's lonely and rewarding at the same time But we can continue to make it work.
I have no family nearby as I am from a different country. I still struggle with the silence in contact or wanting to "rescue" him from the harried schedule. I don't think I'm eligible to advice, but I would say be prepared to be independent and make lots of friends. There are other occasions for humor, but these two are off the table. He is also a bit too neat. She honestly believes that she has the truth, and that if you are exposed to it enough you will recognize that.