So I understand how it's easy to believe nonsense when you're brainwashed from birth, and how it can be comforting to believe your life is somehow very important in the grand scale of the universe, and how you don't have to be afraid of death because you'll go on to a better place where you'll live happily ever after for eternity. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. Yes, talk talk talk about everything yoiu can think of, but beyond that I would suggest pre-marital counseling from people knowledgeable in each tradition at play this will probably take two different counselors, who might be faith-based. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. Mormon chicks have way damaged views on human intimacy. I decided to do the mormon thing and just not think about it too much right now. You would be able to force her to confront the facts without feeling threatened.
It is not something that should be taken lightly. Sometimes I often think he is a wrong choice. And no I would not pressure them to convert but as a Latter-day Saint I would pray for them to convert as I do for many people I know and love. She is instructed to have children within wedlock very soon, raise these children in a Mormon home, and devote hours each week to church activities plus Sabbath observance on Sunday.
Well, there were other circumstances that made it especially unique and One thing in your favor is the fact that she is in her late 20s by Mormon standards she is already an old maidhopefully she and her family will just want her to have love and not put the pressure on converting you, but there are countless stories of dudes getting dumped on here because ultimately they chose the church. She will try to convert you. And how little some men understand the value of a well-dusted baseboard. It is fundamental that we focus foremost on developing ourselves as suitably strong men.
That desire that they be someone other than who they were when they married you is toxic to a relationship. But I've met those 3 dates to engagement couples. Pin It on Pinterest. Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. I have a better and fuller relationship with God because my own practice has been supplemented by additional observance. My husband is a medical oncologist who deals primarily with ovarian cancer.