By all means, I encourage you to try having those discussions and to make a mental note of when you would choose to walk away instead. Because if you can't live and let live, you both need to dive deep into this stuff and figure out what you believe and want in your life. She was fine marrying in an LDS church instead of the temple, didn't want to convert me, and most importantly didn't try to change my beliefs or opinions. Do you truly believe in temple marriage as a requirement for Celestial attainment. There is NO guarantee that marrying a returned missionary RM in the temple equates with love and happiness. Trust Building Exercises for Couples. This brings me to the thorniest bit: If your wife is Mormon, your kids will be expected to be Mormon. It just plain sucks. I also studied his advice for approaching and dating women.
Great payback for my support during residency and multiple moves. Since I interpreted remotely via video, I got most of the routine cases: I can interpret those kinds of check ups in my sleep. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. Your spouse can be involved with anything that does not require a scheduled time. You've all been so helpful. Other guys I've dated in a similar situation have just asked me to put the keys in the mailbox when I leave though. I tried to make the marriage work but we were at two different emotional places in our lifes. Hopefully, it will give a little insight into Mormonism's insidiousness. Word to the wise, wait a day or two.
But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God. We get along exceptionally well and I really like him though, so I can see this going somewhere. Finally, the decision of whom you marry is really between you and God.
And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face. When I taught GD we discussd the lessons. I have had more than one girl, who I had definite chemsitry with, who the girl really liked me and we had deep and intense conversations as well as a real physichal connection to. I have no support system; you are so fortunate to have weekly dates with your DH. If you are dating a Mormon man or woman, be genuinely interested in their religion. You can't reason with fanatics, and you got one. I am so beyond afraid of what lies ahead in terms of residency; the loneliness, missing out on years of family experiences together, raising two kids by myself we have a 1. For men, this will likely come after completing your mission trip, so in your early 20s at the earliest. No sex before marriage. You just have to decide if the payoff is worth it.