Even Mormon girls who marry non-Mormons want great dads for their kids, and they are oriented to having kids, sometimes many kids. If you don't want to give up, then don't. Every bishop, new set of missionaries, home teacher, etc.
But it would not change my love for that person. But what I discovered surprised me. Help answer questions Learn more. Funny Nicknames for Guys. He's been in the medical field for over 16yrs and I didn't have a problem when we were dating 6yrs ago but since he proposed 2yrs ago I've been feeling very unsecured. The sons inevitably went inactive later in life.
About ten years ago, I realized I needed to quit qualifying my excellent husband who is a better man than many Mormon men I knowI realized I needed to raise my kids to think of him as completely equal to the men they knew at church. No one knows your situation the way you do. Your crush might put a lampshade on her head and call it innocent fun. Weirdly, one of the best sexes I ever had was with a lesbian who felt remorse and as though she had betrayed her fellow lesbians. I knew a Mormon girl who got rides from her Mormon friends for casual sex dates with men she met on Tinder. There are other rewards, like him being available during the week or on odd days when other dads aren't, and knowing that we don't have to struggle financially as many of our friends do in this tough economy.
Ending sooner rather than later is much easier and less painful for everybody. I decided that if the church taught the general principle that couples should be married in the temple and that was not possible for me if I married this girlthen I should see if my choice would be an exception to the rule. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. And yes, some people are unbelievably stupid about it. You'll know pretty quick where she stands. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. He has let me be a stay-at-home mother while trying to launch my own business and has offered love and support every step of the way.