My husband is on call today, gone the entire weekend. Break it off amicably now, before it gets too difficult. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. It would be ludicrous to think otherwise. With me it's less about taking my time and more about the mental drain.
Females are not expected to serve and MOST of the girls that do, only do so because they do not have a suitable read: If your GF is an attractive girl and still ended up on a mission then she is about as fanatical as they come and if she isn't already she will be slowly trying to convert you. I actually had one of my friends say to me, " why are you worried about what he is doing when you aren't there he spends hundreds of dollars on you when you are there who cares that he hasn't texted you". Doctors are, for the most part, extremely responsible and determined. And can you talk about hard things together. Consider a mix of activities that are inexpensive, and allow you to talk and learn about one another. Now those are not the problems in my head anymore, whats in my head is how arewe goin to deal with this, ive told her sometimes u wont have anytime for me nor for your kids if we decide to have kids you wont be at the holidays nothing like that and she is always tryin to see everything positive and tells me dont worry ill schedule myself, and im like baby you will not be able to schedule urself your life would be in a hospital. I'm busier than many people my age, but not as much as he is.
I do hope I'm able to make the necessary sacrifices to make my marriage work. M so happy that I found this blog. But is it the path that will make you the happiest. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. I won't want to start the whole process again just because its convenient for my partner. My faith, while less orthodox, has certainly matured. Please start another thread and continue the conversation.
It sucks to admit, but I broke up with him after 6 months because I didn't think there was any point if we couldn't be together forever. These are also only the American statistics. She likely believes that her time as a missionary was preparation for marriage. I would never ever choose a different path. Sexually, risque and the such is essentially the same as baptists and fundamental Christians. Not having expectations, as others mentioned, is also key to reducing feelings of frustration.