I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked. IMO he should've been up-front about that before beginning to date you, but, sounds like you're okay with it now that everything's clear. Then on one of his lighter weeks when we get some quality time together and text more I reinvest myself and the resentment disappears because I think things are progressing into a real relationship That's also great advice about how to talk to him. Eternity is a long time. She converts to your religion. Even though it sounds like she is very Mormon, I feel that this will help her. If it is a good honest relationship with two well-meaning people, you need to put work into it. These same principles have helped build strong, successful religious communities for thousands of years. Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- the guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking. Warnings While the LDS Church accepts that those who feel attraction to members of their own sex can be Mormons, it discourages acting on those feelings.
Like many single members of the church, I have often wondered whether I would be willing to marry someone outside of the temple, and over the past few years I have come to believe that I would be willing to do so. Props to people who do. If you and she are sealed in a Mormon temple, your children will be can be sealed to you. Now the Pew survey only took into account self-identification, i. She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere.
I am hopeful and do feel some healing. The bottom line is that you are setting yourself up for difficult times ahead. If you are willing to wait, then well and good; otherwise, it is best to move on. I am just short of living in a shelter because he has all of his pay going into a separate account for just him now and he has given access tot he account to his mistress. Thanks again for the continued comments and replies to my edit. You don't need to worry about living paycheck to paycheck.
I have many friends and members of my family who married within the church and later divorced. You'll know pretty quick where she stands. So there's THAT to look forward to. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc.