I am 27, LDS, and 5 days away from marrying my own amazing non-Mormon man. Then a few months later he was not given time off for our daughter's pre-school graduation which was a big deal at the school especially since the school was closing. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. I am also certain that there are callings and opportunities that I would have had, were I married to a faithful LDS woman, that I have missed. The misogyny is deep in the Mormon church. Religious differences, however are real. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. Many Mormon girls place the cart before the horse.
Mormon children are advised, in their religion, to refrain from dating until they are at least 16 years of age. I am married to an ER doc. Read our Exit Stories from Mormonism.
Life will chuck all sorts of bouncers at you. Better navigate the business aspects of medicine and stay on top of the changing healthcare landscape. You don't have to believe them yourself, but you need that respect in thought as well as action, and you need to frame this as your own journey because you can only change yourself. Again, reiterating it, don't expect a decade's worth of time with her, but enjoy her good while you two are together.
I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. If you can put yourself in his shoes, you would understand that, first of all, he is barraged by hungry patients all wanting answers and a piece of him. I definitely don't want to lead her on. Bet as Joanna has said there are some things you should think carefully about в and this needs to be done with your head, not your heart.