Willl he build resentment at the struggle to get him to change whether real or imagined. Plan on her family trying to torpedo your relationship if you don't convert. Btw, you bringing up CES letter shit before thanksgiving will guarantee a very awkward time with the GF and probably the family for the day. All those are reasons to give the church some elbow room but they are not reasons for actually staying. Anyways, good luck, I hope it works out. There are a lot of single people in the world. Oh, yeah, and this girl belongs to a verifiable cult.
Last year I trained for and ran a marathon, which was a pretty good distraction, but with the move recently and work being quieter than usual I'm finding it tougher than I have before. My nonmember husband and I have been married for almost 18 years. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. If you are not creative just copy love poems from famous romantics. We're generally very happy when we're together, but like everyone else, it isn't always easy to find the time between his schedule and mine. Imagine if all the men in the world weighed over pounds and acted like slobs. Just as secular marriages have problems, so do temple marriages. Deep down I know he could pass on that stuff, but never the less it seems like a necessary inconvenience to attend these events. Raising our children as believers is proving to be very tricky. Posts from people who have your same problem occur on a regular basis here on RFM.
Find someone who isn't part of a cult. Jack is right about the demographics. Not being an RM, they weren't really interested in me. And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. Most want nothing to do with the church.
It was a huge shock to me and caused a lot of worry on my part. The ideal, in my opinion, is that she discovers what we all know about the lies the church tells her. Our daughter is 6.