I never give him shit for it. In particular, I relate to the fact that I'm feeling more like a booty call these days and it's making me start to resent him. The Church encourages people to be a good influence on one another, and she will probably expect you to dress well for her. Some of my family approves of my marriage and some does not. So if we only have a few hours of time to spend together one night a week, sometimes we will have plans to watch a movie but then things quickly turn into sex and before we know it the night is over. You can't gamble on her seeing Mormonism for the shit show that it is.
His single doctor friends have so much more time and money to spend on lavish overseas holidays and recreational activities, while every spare moment the husband has to spend at home, helping with the children and all the responsibilities that entails. Doctors are, for the most part, extremely responsible and determined. It's also possible that deep down she's like many of us here, and her shelf will break and she'll want out. I'm always torn between wanting to spend time together doing loads of fun things and giving him space to pursue his dream.
Drives me a bit crazy. I never pressure him to spend time with me. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer. Otherwise her family will likely feel incomplete to her. When those are not around or when the circumstances or the spirit indicate otherwise then prayer is more than enough. Would she want you to attend church with her.
I'm not going to hit the town with single ladies and couples find it awkward just inviting you over. December 19, OK, you're off the hook, mine was in the 70's too, but I hadn't been to CA by then. It's gonna hurt, and it's gonna break her heart, but much less so than waiting until you've both committed to each other and start discussing your future together. I think a lot of people just yell run whenever this topic comes up and like you I think that's unfair. We strive to improve each other. Interreligious marriages are not a new thing. But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge.