Would I like to have him by my side. Don't have any support as family is too far away and we're always on the move. And occasionally I have queried the wisdom of that choice. And don't fall for all their talk of being open and welcoming. You will join the church. As my husband learns about Mormonism I get to see it through his fresh eyes. A straight-laced, returned sister missionary, raised in the cult, and in family of similarly entrenched cult members, will not likely remain happy with a non-member. That response made her very happy. Yes, talk talk talk about everything yoiu can think of, but beyond that I would suggest pre-marital counseling from people knowledgeable in each tradition at play this will probably take two different counselors, who might be faith-based. He's a devoted father and every ounce of free time goes to his kids.
Your crush might put a lampshade on her head and call it innocent fun. I almost left the marriage,3xs. My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about going to his prom. And I don't have issues with her, hell, haven't even seen her in over 20 years, but the experience with the whole Mormon thing gave me better insight in to many things in life. Honestly I'd let things keep going.
It is helpful to know that there are others who are experiencing the same emotions and to hear about your coping methods and advice. And yet when retirement comes up in the conversation, its a definite "not while I have the skills "- 75 maybe. Consider yourself above many things. That isn't fair on you, and again will create stress and a stress point in the relationship. I am lucky that I am not yet married to him, hence i have a choice to decide. They took an oath and it is who they are.
Happy hour is out of the question. You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. You will have to bring her down to reality. But I was unusual in that I never really wanted to convert my husband I was worried I'd have to divorce him if he turned true Mormon and he didn't need me to believe way he does. The fact that she is dating an atheist non-Mormon shows pretty serious lack of conformity already. Go miserably explore a foreign country by myself wishing my husband was with me. Now that I am married, it has become more apparent that his previous comments about not minding if his wife has a career, were not entirely accurate. I am glad that I came across your blog. At that point we quit going and focused on her goals and family bonding. Cool Nicknames for Guys.