Be gentle with them and yourself. She still has another year of residency but I am hoping she chooses a specialty that is not as demanding on her time. I guess if u believe an angel with a sword really did force Joseph Smith to marry those girls. My two daughters have each chosen a man who is emotionally and physically available, thank goodness. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. I guess I was just hoping there was way for it to work.
She started crying when I explained this to her. Earn course certificates and optional CME. You guys sound like you have a great and committed relationship - a true jewel in this world. They are an essential part of my existence The part that among all the heartbreak and death and pain of my patients, makes me feel like a human being, worthy of having my own life. LDSdotOrg is mostly propaganda. Even if you are looking towards marriage, it can be better to hold off on more serious activities until a couple of dates to make sure you both feel the relationship is moving in the right direction. You should be fine as long as you stick to the lines you have laid out. I grew up in Utah, attended BYU, and served a mission. I'd at least insist that at 12 the kids can choose to disaffiliate. Do you drink alcohol.
In response to your comment about being with that creative director think all relationships have problems. No doubt that some will be valiant up on the other side of the veil, but just as sure there will others who will reject salvation because of their high mindedness. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. My family is pretty awesome in the church. I had many, many friends who moved this quickly during courtship, too. Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. Well, the thing is he knows exactly how I feel and he has offered to give it all up. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. That and this recent article https: They are trying to explain how it's ok that the founder used a magic rock to hunt for buried treasure to earn money, and then used that same "seer stone" to translate the Book of Mormon. Consider a mix of activities that are inexpensive, and allow you to talk and learn about one another.
I love talking religion with him and I have never pressured him to change his habits or anything else about him. The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. That I will be expected to be a full time single parent most of the time. Typical American girls have the government to make them feel secure.