Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. Now I feel sadness for losing out because of fear, and a cult mindset. Love and support them just as you would if your husband was a carpenter. Most want nothing to do with the church. I wouldn't wish this shit on my enemy. Now it's easier, as they are older, and he's making more time for them.
Before I would just take things as they came, internalize them, be miserable about it but not voice my concern in fear of being told that I can't handle his lifestyle. She didn't tell anyone because her own lack self worth and shame petrified her to do anything about it. I have been married for 2 years now and I'm concerned that if we dont work something out soon, it will only get worse as he dives into his profession even further. To embrace each others needs and interests, it seems I am destined to long for this connection into eternity. Edit - I just read through some of your other comments.
This was hard for me because my faith is deeply rooted within me. You need to do something interesting and keep her faith up. You're only seeing what's on the surface of her Have enough people told you to run. IMO he should've been up-front about that before beginning to date you, but, sounds like you're okay with it now that everything's clear. I don't think we could have a real conversation about those points either. If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse.
We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up. Should we try to heed their counsel and marry in the Church. If you really like this girl, might want to show her this. Dating Profile Headline Examples. You just have to decide if the payoff is worth it. First, my dad was a wonderful husband to my mother the greatest mom on earthand a wonderful father to me. Not every LDS person does, unfortunately.