Our children 18,13,10 have become a handful. And he is reading one of my favorite Buddhist-based books, in an effort to understand my beliefs. He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit.
Trust me, though--you will. You just can't imagine the heap o' hurt you're potentially setting yourself up for. Lots of really thorough replies. When he does, he is often quiet and exhausted. I also think he is not used to anyone telling him "no" or going against his opinion. Best of luck OP. On her mind, her eternal salvation depends on marrying a worthy priesthood holder. 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. Maybe it was because I was so young when I made the choice, maybe it was because I was the oldest child in an extremely active family with parents that just expected me to be a shining example to the younger kids.
It's easy to be blind to deal-breaking faults when you are young and in love. She asked me not to contact her so that she could have the space she needed at this time. The point to this story is that when he had any free time he wanted to spend it with me. He still writes to me telling me that until his last breath he will love me. I am so happy about 'starting' our life together in a few months, but I feel like I am totally setting myself up for disappointment. The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. Really, I'm interested in this too. Mormons love to have fun, but they prefer keeping it clean, respectful, and something that everyone can enjoy. I am a happily married mono-faith guy who has no testimony of dusted base boards.
Having said that I'm not looking to get married any time soon, so no. But he told me that he needs a wife who could take care of him, kids and house. I'm a Mormon girl in love with an amazing non-Mormon man. I won't want to start the whole process again just because its convenient for my partner. I love talking religion with him and I have never pressured him to change his habits or anything else about him.