If she was anything like me, that idea is probably foreign, radical, confusing, interesting, and inspiring to her. If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful. Take the crazy and add a ton of even crazier shit on on top and Your girlfriend literally believes in a book of scripture that was produced from a rock in Josephs Hat. That is why there are home teachers, friends, family members, neighborsвto provide priesthood blessings. I have been with him through medical school and residency for internal medicine, which was tough, but manageable. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. But on saying that I do empathise with you all and a Doctor is very challenging and I know my Dad was always working and it is a demanding job for their spouses to live their lives but hey nothing at the top is ever easy. See her good qualities for what they are and see it as a good relationship to remember.
This isn't encouraging to me, it's sad. In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. It is always a nice idea to plan for your date in advance. But his absence in the spiritual side of my life, and that of my mother, was very hard.
You can consider some positive activities and allow you to communicate and learn from each other. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. A lot of what you say about Support was what I expected to find in residency. This includes both asking and offering assistance. Maybe things would be have different if I had been older or if I had not been so fragile. It CAN work, to be frank. I ask myself that every day. But I also know that He loves us so much that He would never take away our ability to choose for ourselves. God told me to marry my husband.
She'll be hoping that you're going to convert and if neither is happy with the other being as they are, you'll find yourself divorced shortly down the road. I had been teetering on the fringes for quite a long time, mostly coming to Church but not really being present, because I felt like an outcast as an older single. Thanks for the comment. Maybe things would be have different if I had been older or if I had not been so fragile. He has always kept her at the side, devoting almost equal time to me and her. Over the past year he has been telling me that he feels second to my schoolwork and my other responsibilities. Which even the kind ones are.