And on the other hand the thought of having to go through these residency years ahead haunts me. He has never said a disparaging word about his mother. My First and only Blind Date in Japan. Hopefully they have some say in it, but I'm speaking about other churchgoers' expectations here, and probably your wife's. I married for companionship but now all I do is wait for him to stop working, to come home, to call me back, to have time, which is hardly ever. Just stumbled across this site today after trying to find ways to help me cope with dating a Doctor. That contributes to status in her culture. In her obviously orthodox Mormon paradigm dad's a bishop, she went to BYU and on a missionunderstand that she believes her husband must be an orthodox Mormon and get married to her in the temple.
We had lots of sex and fun. You should take all of the above advice to heart and follow it just in case, so you can make a smooth transition should it ever be necessary. The essay on race and the priesthood claims that Brigham Young prophesied that blacks would receive the priesthood someday, but if you actually follow the link in the footnotes you will see that he was misquoted. You would be able to force her to confront the facts without feeling threatened.
I was so incredibly supportive of him and his career. Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. Be open-minded; accept that different people have different beliefs, and that they do not always have to match with yours. Like it was mentioned above, see how she deals some of the issues now and if she can't handle it, it might be better to find someone else. I look back the 13 years with such sadness and loneliness; I was extremely busy and had no time for myself or others. And it was the most miserable and lousy choice I ever made. But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. One small thing to add here.
Ask him if he's not seeing you to not commit. This also implies, there is no reason for me to further my education or career because he would prefer I have children immediately. Their pain is guarded within the confines of their professional experience. I could imagine all these nurses throw theirselves at him regardless he being in a relationship with me. Sorry if I gave that impression. I too wish I had researched more in depth the other doc's wives blogs out there - I would have come up with a much more clever blog title. Marry a person based on his character, not his religion. Hello, my boyfriend is in his second year of residency for Emergency Medicine, and we live together. If you are dating a Mormon girl, then always wear a good shirt, jeans or pants, and avoid T-shirts with offensive wording or graphics.