It is helpful to know that there are others who are experiencing the same emotions and to hear about your coping methods and advice. Because what are Mormons about. My wife chose me, but most people aren't so lucky. Stick around on this sub. Meanwhile, he'll be adored and revered and flirted with by divorced nurses who would jump in the sack with him at a moment's notice.
Am I wrong to hope for this. Just stumbled across this site today after trying to find ways to help me cope with dating a Doctor. I decided to sort of play along because she was amazing and I didn't believe some of the things she was telling me she actually believed. LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. I volunteer every week, I put others before myself, etc.
There's a ton of crazy in what we were taught all our lives. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. Reading your blog has helped, especially in seeing that these lonely feelings are normal. Good luck and best wishes as you head back out into the dating pool. Good Questions to Ask Someone.
I believe rules are to be obeyed. It may not seem like a big deal now, but eventually it will probably surface that at best, the church impacts and influences her behavior in almost every area, at worst, it dictates it. I have two babies, 3 months and 3 years old and I believe they probably think my dr husband is an uncle or a distance relative bc their daddy was away for fellowship for over a yr and now away bc of his job. I now think that 2 is the only reasonable choice to make, even as a man в staying single my whole life в until and unless I find the woman whom I cannot live without, the woman who is a true companion to me.