Marriage to the wrong person is extremely difficult. It kills me that we are now diminished to a mere statistic. Of course it is impossible Anyways, I am sorry to go on and on. Today was his day off and not one word from him. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. And I resent being viewed as just the wife of a doctor rather than my own person with her own accomplishments and aspirations. All the other stuffв is crap. That isn't fair on you, and again will create stress and a stress point in the relationship. I am dating a wonderful man, amazing. This is because if your relationship gets serious and you guys get married, then she may have to forgo many of the customs of her religion.
Seek advice, and like the chick said, talk and talk and talk untill its all sorted out in your mind, and in his. He want to wait at least one year before he makes any decision he want to take it slow. Being a doctor means you sacrifice for others, and your family and spouse sacrifices while standing in the shadows of your career. Now, they are limited to only 80 hours per week. He's usually trying to catch up on sleep working on a presentation, patient notes, etc I know communication is key, but it's helpful to know that others are going through the same experience. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. Would she be okay with having a home that is split religiously.
Romantic Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend. Like many Docotors wives, Our husbands have a demanding career. Most likely, the relationship isn't going to survive your differences in belief. Nor was there a lack of compassion or respect. Personally I have a rule that I will not enter a relationship with a believing Mormon. Yes, I have considered alternatives.
While I miss talking to him, I also would prefer the nonverbal stuff sometimes too. All those are reasons to give the church some elbow room but they are not reasons for actually staying. Marriage is meant to be eternal. Life After Mormonism Chat. It won't be easy with the lower salary but it will be better than the alternative. I was actually just talking to my husband about that the other day, at first he said that it depressed him when I said that, but really, it helps. Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. I married a NOMO after a lengthy temple marriage and divorce. Thanks for letting us know.