This is such a misinformed statement. Like Suha, I have also been married almost 28 years and have done pretty much everything myself for so, so long. I hate to say it, but if you are serious, go explore her world. Hi Op, I wouldn't worry about the lack of constant contact too much. You've stated that she had numerous guys break up with her after she took sex off the table. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. I agree she should be able to watch a movie or do her own research. We long to have a connection that you don't have time for.
They don't want to accept that someone can understand the doctrine and choose to reject it. Given the high divorce rate in this particular specialty, it might have helped him if there were people in the environment who questioned his behavior or at the very least, registered some sort of disapproval. Mine was in California, back in the 70s.
Should I stay or let him do his thing. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. If you can live with some auxiliary authority in your life knowing that your wife will, as necessary, bend to its will instead of yours, you'll cross those bridges as you come to them. Second, in my experience mormons have been some of the kindest people I've ever had the privilege to know, and they have not lived up to the cult image you describe. I don't think I could let that happen.
To those asking about pre-med boyfriends, mcat, first year, med school boyfriends: You never accomplish half what you set out to do, and taking practice exams is the most anxiety provoking experience. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. It really can be that simple. Then we can at least cuddle and go to bed together. She can never hang out on Sundays because she apparently spends the entire day at church. Just stumbled across this site today after trying to find ways to help me cope with dating a Doctor. Maybe we'll break up in a month. It works, though, because I know that his beliefs have great worth. Do you have a few suggestions for talking points I may want to bring up from stuff directly on LDS. Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments".