It may not seem like a big deal now, but eventually it will probably surface that at best, the church impacts and influences her behavior in almost every area, at worst, it dictates it. His superiors will determine when he takes time off. Communicate and get those answers, OP. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward.
And, as I was writing the reply, above, those thoughts went through my head. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. This blog accommodates some frank admissions about that which is less than wonderful about LDS. Lok for certain things: Spend some time with a few and you will know what to look for. The history of racism and violence is upsetting. December 18, Please tell me you're not in NC, dagny.
I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit. Some of my family approves of my marriage and some does not. He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit. Hi everyone - like you all, I have been finding it hard dating my boyfriend who is a doctor. In the end, God is a just God. I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. My parents, siblings and grandparents are all active members; as am I. I hope that things will improve and I can adjust to all this. A quiet, hard working immigrant but dedicated and faithful.
Be open and talk about your ideals. Make sure you are According to the teachings of the Church, Mormon youth should not date before the age of This is more of a custom than a hard rule, but it is a good standard to follow, as you will probably not be mature enough to effectively handle that kind of personal relationship before then. Here are my thoughts as someone who grew up with a non-mormon father and as someone who married a non-mormon girl. One of the most well known church prophets stated that he would rather see his own child dead in their coffin than married outside the temple. But there are a lot of women who post here who have flipped from TBM to apostate. I'm so happy to know another doctor's wife. I know my husband appreciates me looking into it because he knows I am doing it to gain an understanding into the culture he was raised in. I'd just like to add that unless you're happy being with her as a full believing Mormon, don't stick around in the hopes that she'll de-convert.