Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime. Plus I just quit my medical interpreting job last month. If you marry him, you are committing to accepting him without the church and all that this entails.
But no one can move on to one of the 3 Kingdoms until they accept Christ and totally repent. 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. But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults. I have only been dating my boyfriend for just over 3 months,and he has just started his 3rd year in med school. Know that you are playing a game aka dating mormon girls that has low odds of success. Her husband recently - and finally - traded it in for a Prius. And no I would not pressure them to convert but as a Latter-day Saint I would pray for them to convert as I do for many people I know and love. Mark an envelope to be opened at different times throughout the day. I do not text or call him frequently-- I'll send him the occasional message, but generally I let him initiate contact and dictate the pace.
Jesus might have seemed like a cute, imaginary playmate at first, but on some level I would have been expecting to help her get over it. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles. All around me, I am being asked if I am ready to be a doctor's wife, and do I know what is expected of me. Anyway, I am not sure what the future holds for us, but it was nice to find your blog and see other couples dealing with the same challenges. But please also know that the people who love you are hoping you make the right decision because they want you to be happy. There is a lot about Mormonism I am still struggling to understand, but I am reading faith-based memoirs and studying up on Mormonism as well as other religions but the relevance here is on Mormonism. Without going into too much personal detail, I received a very real, strong prompting that I should marry this girl.
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. Accompany them and support them for as long as you can and then remind them why you joined together. You should ask Him what you should do, as no one else can see the end from the beginning and no one else has perfect love for you and for your potential husband. But I ultimately leave it to him most times. Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime.