We met at home just before he went back to school and even though we only had a week together, it was whirlwind and we already spoke of marriage and kids. At that point we quit going and focused on her goals and family bonding. Your man is becoming a doctor, and while he's still a resident carving his way into the field, his off days will be few and far between. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. You will have to bring her down to reality. We do have a small baby but he is usually alseep by 7: Should I be worried. Reconciling this with the doctrine of temple marriage is trickier.
It's a less common occurrence, but it happens. Alot of TBM women won't even consider dating non members. Say goodbye to all that. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. My 16 year old daughter told her Bishop who made that comment, that she thought her dad was great just the way he was.
Maybe it was because I was so young when I made the choice, maybe it was because I was the oldest child in an extremely active family with parents that just expected me to be a shining example to the younger kids. Nobody has prepared her for one, definitely haven't prepared her for a healthy physical relationship. It's a fair question and you've already been super accommodating. So basically we were lies to for years. As a non-Mormon male widower Catholic contemplating marrying a devout temple recommended widow, I thank you all for the wonderful blog. This woman is a human being, not a caricature of a TBM. I would suggest having a list of chores that need to be done, and anyone can check them off. From reading the above posts from previous posters, please keep in mind that while it helps to read and learn from each others' experiences as we are all in the same boat -- we must also make the distinction between someone's occupation and their personality or character.
He says he hasn't loved me for the last 2 years and was only staying for the sake of the kids. The religious differences between you two are a deal-breaking fault. Said he wanted those extra few minutes in the morning, but prefaced it by saying he knew it was selfish of him.