There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you. I was the bishops' daughter who went to BYU but didn't go on a mission because I was already married with a 10 month old by my 21st birthday. Think about what you want in a relationship. I'm sorry, but I don't pity you all. There is much that needs to change and many hearts to educate but if we doubt some of the fundamentals then why not all of them. I wish I could reach out to this girl and tell her not to pass up an awesome guy.
Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. This also implies, there is no reason for me to further my education or career because he would prefer I have children immediately. Ask her if her parents buy their underwear from a bookstore. It is amazing how different values and outlooks, interpersonal relationships can be from family to family. She wants the eternal temple marriage and you will be her long term project TL;DR I considered ending my marriage of Save yourself pain by getting out before it gets harder.
Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. I'm really glad to hear a few of you have stories of happy interfaith relationships, or leaving the church together, so there's always a chance. We raised 2 wonderful children who are now happy and successful adults. I feel very discouraged. He has chosen to become a GP rather than an orthopeadic surgeon because that allows him to be home more. He puts no effort forth toward our marriage - he has no time or energy to do so.
Mormons who marry other Mormons in Mormon temples have a 6. And, as I was writing the reply, above, those thoughts went through my head. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years. Flirting Questions to Ask a Guy. You never had it. Vh65, your marriage is a black swan.