Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. When I talk to him about this he seems to agree that he doesn't like the person he's becoming and doesn't look forward to a career in medicine, but says he can't leave medicine. After our child was born, I can say that my resentment of my husband started to grow and overshadow the respect I have for what he does.
For every lesson and sermon preached about loving everyone, there are one or two lessons on avoiding outsiders because they will destroy your eternity. You're only seeing what's on the surface of her Have enough people told you to run. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. If you think your girlfriend's resistance to being exposed to anything critical of Mormonism sounds cult-like, you are right. This is legitimately how it is for most dudes in Mormondumb. Then she took a vacation to Utah and in her letter to me she stated that she had seen the Temple, and I never heard from her again. What a fascinating response as always. What she taught is different from what the essays admit happened.
My advice is, as others have said, have no expectations, expect that you will spend the majority of holidays, birthdays, family gatherings, valentines day, anniversaries alone or with other family or friends. Then here for a musical explanation of how those who yearn for a rational faith can resolve doubt through symbolical interpretation. These were some tips to keep in mind when dating a Mormon guy or girl. An interfaith marriage can be done well or disastrously, or even only being made up as you go. I'm not trying to be mean, just very clear. I let people assume what they will.
I read through a few of the LDS. If she is as real deal as you say she is, she believes this also. Mormonism is a lot more controlling and has a lot more downsides.