I'm blessed that he is well and doing so well in school. I just found this blog. It made me sad to think that the thing that was most important my life в my faith в was something that I could never fully share with my husband. If this is the case, she definitely can be reprogrammed and awakened. A straight-laced, returned sister missionary, raised in the cult, and in family of similarly entrenched cult members, will not likely remain happy with a non-member. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. Since her father is a bishop, I'm sure he'll want to have his daughter marry a temple worthy person. He fit me- does that make sense.
I never pressure him to spend time with me. We're giving it to you straight because we hope to help you avoid the heartache many of us have experience due to the harmful teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 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. I pray almost daily that his schedule will get better once we both started working, but I'm constantly concerned that I'll be doing most things alone too. I wouldn't just give up, but be wary.
You will only have a happy relationship if either you both believe in the Mormon Church, or both do not believe. I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. Do you have any knowlege of the bible. I made the decision not to have those things when I married a non-member. Much of it rang true back when my spouse was in med school, internship and residency. Remember she will only try to convert you because she thinks it is in your best interest. The issue is that we have really spectacular sex that will often last for hours including foreplay haha, not all PIV, thank God. I like to think that what you said really resonated with her. I suggest you develop a busy calender so you'll be occupied because you'll get dizzy thinking in circles. She'll be hoping that you're going to convert and if neither is happy with the other being as they are, you'll find yourself divorced shortly down the road.
It is amazing how different values and outlooks, interpersonal relationships can be from family to family. Made me feel ok to read this Thank you for writing. Do know that dating an MD, there will be plenty of unexpected changes when you two have plans, and you will need to have strength and be able to entertain yourself at times. These exclusions, dictated by doctrine, hold the potential to create wedges between you, both immediately, and in the long term. Also, as Joanna points out, men and women already inhabit a separate culture. You're walking into a den of crazy, tbm bishop's daughter, I hate to say it but you should really be contemplative about what you're stepping into. Over the past year he has been telling me that he feels second to my schoolwork and my other responsibilities.