Mormon girls are the best, and you are pretty lucky. I've never understood that bit of the LDS culture. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. That would only encourage her to give up other standards that really are serious and to become like the typical Western degenerate. I do realize he may want me to be not so ambituous which I am. Yet others are really great human beings. We still hadn't had the "are we official.
This is the type of doctrine that Joseph rejected and so have the leaders of the church. Ma'am I really do thank you for being very blunt and quite honest in your writing about your life. Good luck and best wishes as you head back out into the dating pool. We will not enjoy that huge vacation if it has been a war zone every time you get home. We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up. It is an act of faith. Yet people look at me like I'm crazy. Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. Don't think it's just women married to male physicians who suffer. This can also be the basis for forming important friendships, and learning proper skills for social interaction.
Please start another thread and continue the conversation. I hope that you have left him at this point, and that you are happy. You've all been so helpful. Drinkers tend to rely on drink before they can have fun. Do you have any knowlege of the bible.
I have plenty to do but I do it alone. Mormon girls are the best, and you are pretty lucky. Good luck to you and your boyfriend. Anybody dating him is going to need to understand that, and that it has to come first. When you try to explain to them why the church would not publish said info on their own website they get mad at you and tell you you're ignorant. The goal of dating at that age is to broaden your social circle and learn more about yourself. That was literally over years ago. He may never come out and say it, but if you mention marriage outside of the church and he's OK with it, you have a slight chance of being happily married to her and not being mormon.