I know "Meet the Mormons" isn't what I'm looking for I went through a very similar experience earlier this year and the community was extremely helpful. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. There are a few things I've come to accept, though: Our house will never be clean We will never be caught up on laundry We will probably always eat take out instead of cooking Sleeping next to one another is something we now cherish I will not be a young parent I'm 21 now and we don't plan on having children until our thirties I will always love him and would never make him give up what he loves, just as he would never make me do the same. Our relationship also hasn't really progressed-- we're still only spending the same amount of time together that we were a few months ago.
Be open and talk about your ideals. I'm the wife of an intern and we try to make a night each week to go do something, just the two of us. Well the pieces will all fall into place. Its always been I who is being tested for patience,loyalty and trusting and trying to adjust with his unpredictable time schedule. I think I handle the lonliness a little better than most because I was an only child and like having my alone time.
Best wishes on your next expedition. It broke my shelf, we left as an entire family, and our marriage is better than ever. Of course my parents love each other very much and would not choose another spouse, which is why her response caught me off guard. In addition to that, when we do see each other, he is so exhausted that he usually passes out. He will have to wait outside if his children marry in the temple.
In the end, if the guy is the keeper you say he is then go with your gut. He is truly my best friend, my life partner but I can't help, at times, feel extremely lonely and depressed. That said, I would be fully aware that Mormonism is going to compel even the best of them to do some truly horrendous stuff at times. We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. We talked during the break and saw each other a few times before he moved, but he finally ended things a month into the break telling me "he loves me, but is no longer in love with me" and "doesn't think he can regain the passion. For every lesson and sermon preached about loving everyone, there are one or two lessons on avoiding outsiders because they will destroy your eternity. Just to make things worse I am from South America, he is australian and we live in Australia, no much support here Anyway good to know that I am not the only one. Oh this is a great set of questions. I love my husband with my whole soul.