They spend so much time together. Yeah man, don't doubt someone who was a missionary will try to convert you. We have lunch and have each others undivided attention while the kids are at school.
In my home ward, the non-member son of one of the members of the Bishopbric was able to stand up with the Priesthood and hold his baby girl while they gave her baby blessing. Needless to say, my life is a little bit crazy. You can consider some positive activities and allow you to communicate and learn from each other. All that matters to her is things are how they are because god wants them that way. He ended up cheating with one of the nurses and his wife left him. I find that I walk on egg shells when he is home. But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge. All I can think about is the fact that his schedule means that I will have to be the one to shoulder all the parenting and household responsibilities.
Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. 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. Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- the guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking. Honestly I'd let things keep going. If your relationship has gotten very serious, your girlfriend will probably try to find agreement in your faiths. So there's THAT to look forward to. She will be surprised that a non-Mormon holds the same values she does and respect you.
Forget what anyone else says or expects of you. There are many catholic families with these three main ethnic groups within it. I want to serve a mission in my old age with my husband. This also implies, there is no reason for me to further my education or career because he would prefer I have children immediately. You should also be willing to date other people. I understand that, and accept that. 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. Due to the very long hours away from me and our children, my husband spends alot of his free time on the internet. Yes, we had been in a rough patch for sometime with all of the changing happening around us, moving, starting residency, etc. Going along with her cult might feel fine when it is just you in her, but if you have kids, it will be very different.