We visit when he has a rotation that gives him weekends off, and compromise sleep and fun. Anyway, before you marry you should work out anything hypothetical that might come up in the future. I think nothing really prepared either of us for fellowship though. I feel as if I am a single parent. The long antisocial hours often leave me feeling lonely, and when he is home he is so tired. It has made me more creative in utilising time alone that it is sometimes preferred. But actions speak louder than words. The religion rather, and more importantly, the church itself is integral to most mormons' identity. Mormon women are more likely to date outside of the religion than men, but also very unlikely to convert to a different religion. Because you are a good person, you will recognize the influence of the Holy Ghost and know that the church is true.
I agree we shouldn't continue if we can't accept each other as we are. I don't think we could have a real conversation about those points either. Otherwise you're just denying them eternal salvation in their eyes. Many blessings to you. The big one is that under Mormon theology both of you must be believing, fully active members to live together in the afterlife. If your spouse believes in infant baptism, will you allow the children to have that. If he has to work late call a girlfriend or paint a picture.
I do realize he may want me to be not so ambituous which I am. I made the decision not to have those things when I married a non-member. I'd have plenty if we divorced. There are plenty of marriages between Mormons and non-Mormons. I ask myself that every day. Is this a sign of my own weakness. Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters. He's now in his 3rd year of a 4 year residency program and is hoping to do a 2 year fellowship next. Mormons are also taught "Families can be together forever.
It should be our time with boys. He is always on call, too stressed, too tired etc etc. I have only been dating my boyfriend for just over 3 months,and he has just started his 3rd year in med school. I love talking religion with him and I have never pressured him to change his habits or anything else about him. Up to this point, she has just assumed that all atheists are innately evil people. Now I don't get offended when he falls asleep when I come over - in fact, he puts his head in my lap and I run my hands through his hair until he falls asleep.