It's gonna end regardless not trying to be a dick, but that is what is going to happen eventuallyso be smart and cut your losses before it gets harder. I knew a guy who joined the Mormon church because he thought it would help him date a certain Mormon girl, a girl who refused to date non-Mormons. I have been married to an er doctor for almost 19 years. Pin It on Pinterest.
As a physician buckling under the stress, my assigned counsellor who is also a church minister told me: So, what do I do with that. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. Thanks again for the continued comments and replies to my edit. I find that having zero expectations, single parenting and having my own life makes our marriage work well. I know you love her but is it worth it. My husband is a doc in the UK so I moved 7, miles for love. I know people should not get married if they can't accept each other as they are. Can you live your whole life with a husband you doesnt or never will believe in the mormon church.
The day could come where she has to decide between her relationship with you and her church. She cannot get into the top echelons of heaven without being sealed to a worthy priesthood holder in the temple for time and all eternity. And you seem like a good person. I've been doing it wrong. Sorry ladies, but that's just doesn't cut it for me. Or am I just being a pushover and need to demand a little more if he wants to keep seeing me. Mormonism is a big thing for those who follow the faith, so Sundays and the occasional event depending on how much she does extra might distract her. With that same attitude they will rise up on the other side of the veil. After dating a doctor for 5 years and finally realizing that what I'm dealing with is an excessive need for being put on a pedestal and adulation by mainly female colleagues of lower professional rank nurses I decided to move on. Mormonism, like many extreme religions, often stunts the growth of its members.
Lots of really thorough replies. To just see ourselves as support to our husband's "noble" ambitions. I had many, many friends who moved this quickly during courtship, too. If she expresses interest in converting, be prepared to talk about your beliefs, and help her find ways to learn about and follow them. Dating does not necessarily mean an exclusive relationship.