As far as as race and the priesthood, Mormons still believe the priesthood ban was divinely inspired. At parties, they drink soda and play board games. 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. Divorce would have wiped him out and he would not have been able to ever stop working. So when our children bring home a potential mate that has cultural, racial, religious or other big differences then our child, our concerns immediately flare up. Now he is studying for this big exam and I have seen a very different side to him.
We also live in a foreign country which is another element of difficulty. Why is it up to the wife or girlfriend to make it work and face being lonely forever. Drinkers tend to rely on drink before they can have fun. If your date has been an active member of the Church who is following these moral guidelines, then she will not be willing to involve herself in a sexual relationship with you. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. Go miserably explore a foreign country by myself wishing my husband was with me. The submariner's wives are in a similar situation.
The Book of Abraham one admits it's not a translation. I think you should start by having some very honest conversations. It's been really, really hard for my fiancee, and I don't think he would be my fiancee if I was this busy when we had met. My dream in life as cliche as it sounds is to be happy, and to raise a family - be one of those home mums who goes to school meetings, and award nights, and bakes cakes for their kids school fares. Mormon children are advised, in their religion, to refrain from dating until they are at least 16 years of age.
It's unfair to assume that she feels that way without asking her. Basically, these are long-distance relationship tricks. Follow the footnotes and you start to find the lies. I also found this interesting and how I found it was just on the web while typing doctors and wive's roles. And Mormons were basically encouraged to marry other mormons. It sounds like you HAVE done your best in the past. Here are my thoughts as someone who grew up with a non-mormon father and as someone who married a non-mormon girl. It seems she'll expect you to become Mormon.