Life After Mormonism Chat. It doesn't get better. My experience with non members has been so much more meaningful and caring. He has become engrossed with pornography and having cybersex via cam with random women he meets in game rooms. It is fundamental that we focus foremost on developing ourselves as suitably strong men. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life.
My family is pretty awesome in the church. I feel pretty awful about that whole thing. Sorry you had to go through this, but it's for the best if she's about to leave on a mission. Honestly, the bulk of what I did was pretty routine and uninteresting. The intrusion into my life of an apparently irrational belief that was immune to my influence would have been felt more keenly every year. But I can't figure out whether or not we will ever get to that stage with the current situation and I'm scared of wasting my time waiting for things to get better. My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about going to his prom. I also have an MPH degree, and am currently working and trying to support us while he's in school. My relationship is the same way. I have never been your typical domestically skilled stay at home mom.
Of course I have time for my SOs, of course I give of myself to them. Many symptoms of pain and discomfort can only be diagnosed with tests at the hospital. I would bet this is exactly what she is thinking about you, which is why she is willing to have a relationship with you aren't a Mormon. She will be oh-so-grateful if you do not pressure her to discard those values. Did you know Joseph smith married the wives of other living men. We always went every Sunday, had family prayer and scripture reading, etc. Doctors aren't always the greatest finds. I wouldn't just give up, but be wary. She is passionate about it.
I'm raising great kids alone I'm alone at all those same events It's been a huge personal sacrifice to support my husband all these years. When I expressed how upset and sad I was he told me simply that he works hard and that is how he wants to spend his money and what he plans to do. I'd just like to add that unless you're happy being with her as a full believing Mormon, don't stick around in the hopes that she'll de-convert. The church is really good at putting on a happy, wholesome face to show the world, but if you look behind the curtain, you see that it's a despicable cult. Put your best foot forward; be soft-spoken, courteous, well-mannered, chivalrous, and respectful.