Why Mormons are not sexist. I love how this applies to ALL marriages. He gets worshipped every day at work. I would never ever choose a different path. The independent work is just as important as the work we do as a couple. You might need to trade missionary lessons for research on her part, and we can suggest less scary resources. There is a difference between "I wouldn't want to be with someone who worked these hours forever" and "I am really unhappy and will be unhappy for the next three years.
My dear faithful LDS aunt married a good non-member man. Second, in my experience mormons have been some of the kindest people I've ever had the privilege to know, and they have not lived up to the cult image you describe. Really, I'm interested in this too. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. We need to come to a decision pretty soon and I really need some insight. Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage.
She will not marry you until you convert to mormonism whole cloth. How could I help a non-Mormon spouse to feel like a member of my ward family when he is not a member of my church. As someone starting residency next year and whose father and brother went through it, and whose girlfriend is about to start it I have to say that you can't be mad at him for not sacrificing something to spend time with you - there is literally nothing else to sacrifice; residency is called residency because the doctors used to live in the hospitals, and it was akin to monks in monastery. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. I've tried creating my own activities and pursuing interests but it still feels weird. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. And don't fall for all their talk of being open and welcoming. If so, then step away from the internet and go look him in the eyes and take his hands and start asking him all the questions you asked me. A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church. But I got to my breaking point, and after not hearing from him AT ALL for seven days at this point we had been dating and sleeping together for months.
We try to have a 'date' night although at the moment it is about once a month. He will eventually have more time for you, but right now he is likely giving you all the time that he can, even though it is very little. I have read half of all the comments and decided to skip the rest. Follow the footnotes and you start to find the lies. Becoming a doctor is hard. Don't let her try to bring in the missionaries to explain; remind her that she is an RM and knows all they do and probably much more. I worry it will only be worse when the kids grow older. Anyway, before you marry you should work out anything hypothetical that might come up in the future. Have those candid conversations with HIM, ponder, and listen closely for the guidance of the Holy Ghost. If you have any questions about Mormonism doctrine or things or other angles on what she says feel free to message me.