I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married. Otherwise you risk having an awkward mix between dating and hanging out, which can be uncomfortable for those involved. Ultimately, it comes down to this. The Church does not recognize homosexual marriage, and does not condone sexual activity outside of marriage. Because she already lives the covenants in most of the meaningful ways. Ive realized for the most part they are just too proudful and do not treat women very get.
I let her know it's not healthy to expect someone else to change - we can only control ourselves and not others. Much of it rang true back when my spouse was in med school, internship and residency. He is dealing with the aftermath of a failed suicide while I spend my time trying to keep busy at home. Mormonism is an all-in religion. Intimacy is pretty much gone. You aren't engaged or married or anything, you can't just know that she won't see the light and remain crazy Mormon forever. Thanks for the help. All I can recommend, as a docs wife of nearly 30 years, is prayer or to book a few sessions with a psychologist.
I can only say that I was that girl, 10 years ago. Otherwise, happiness can be found in any relationship. Nor was there a lack of compassion or respect. Don't wait for it to eventually fall apart or hope that she will change.
Trust Building Exercises for Couples. We get along exceptionally well and I really like him though, so I can see this going somewhere. Said he wanted those extra few minutes in the morning, but prefaced it by saying he knew it was selfish of him. It is crucial to recognize that Mormonism has elements of belief, practice, and custom that work to make interfaith marriages especially difficult and inconvenient for both spouses. Heavenly Father will give you guidance if you listen with an open heart and contrite spirit as always.