He's currently working in the ER and waiting to start his residency. So that may be the end of it there. I really fell that its time for me to move on. This was hugely disappointing for him and created some very tense times. I am struggling to find an answer to this question for several reasons.
I don't think anyone here intended a dismissal of the girl as a human being by stating such. I went back to school and received a Master's degree from a prestigious university Driving more than an hour each way 6 days a week to so; doing several excavation seasons and tons of research in order to achieve a cherished goal that had been denied me as a young woman. It sounds like you have found a good one. The goal of dating at that age is to broaden your social circle and learn more about yourself. You should expect that this will define your relationship with her. The two of you can get married in the temple and live together forever for eternity. Can you live your whole life with a husband you doesnt or never will believe in the mormon church. I think in most situations its either you join or she leaves- either you, or the church. As much as I want to share his brilliance and compassion with the world, I know that once he makes that connection with someone's sick parent, it is easily hrs less of our family time, and he won't even be treating them. That grad student better be working that hard if he or she wants to make it.
He believes in God, but also believes that God is everywhere, and therefore does not need to be worshipped in a specific place of worship with specific prayers. It's alot to understand if not raised and taught in it specifically. I know from my own experience that God has the answers and that He speaks to those individuals who humbly seek Him. He's a big boy and can make up his own mind. Looking back, I can say that when I received this answer to my prayers, I was at one of the most spiritually high moments of my life. Love Notes for Him. I love my job very much and it has give me many joys, but stimultaneus many hours apart from my children, my husband and my mother when there is a need. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules.
Just as secular marriages have problems, so do temple marriages. Keep things going and see what happens. As for me, I recall spending a lot of Sundays at sporting events with my dad. It's not fair to put words in her mouth and thoughts in her brain like this. There are some gems like admission to peep stone in a hat translation to the book of Mormon and angels with swords commanding polygamy, but if someone believes Joseph Smith really did stuff his face into a hat and translate scriptures about ancient jews coming to America, it means they are insane, and you can't reason with an insane person.