Please see above link for full rules. The importance of tithing your money. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. I've told him multiple times that I don't care how much money he'll make, but one of his big things is that he wants to provide for me and his family in the future, with that being one of his main motivators. There are such things as perfect loving families though. She will not marry you until you convert to mormonism whole cloth. My husband has gone from proselytizing and thinking he knows it all to a real spiritual seeker, albeit with a strong testimony in the church. Also, as Joanna points out, men and women already inhabit a separate culture.
You'll have to get use to the running late, the tire man, weeks without communication, dinner alone, and unanswered texts and phone calls. To me, the core question is, is this person inclined toward self transcendence are the inclined, desirous, self aware enough to be selfless. It's gonna hurt, and it's gonna break her heart, but much less so than waiting until you've both committed to each other and start discussing your future together. I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. I am married to an interventional cardiologist. Neither of our children ever considered medicine as a career after seeing how much their dad missed out on.
I didn't even believe. I think that Doctors have to be selfish to a degree. And there are questions and lessons that dual-faith couples face that zero-faith or single-faith households do not. Am I wrong to hope for this. All this said, God is love and fully understands and appreciates your problem. Now that my boyfriend and I are beginning to talk about a future together, though, I realize that I need to consider this question of marrying outside of the church very carefully. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized.
Lack of motivation and endless loneliness that has caused me to be a lazy 15 pounds heavier woman. I hope that you have left him at this point, and that you are happy. The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward.