I hope this will change in the future - it would be difficult living a lifestyle like this in the long run. Let them see the good in you, and believe that their son or daughter has found a good match. We can also save our errant children by our valiancy too.
I worry it will only be worse when the kids grow older. After you read the CES letter Im pretty sure you will be grossed out by mormonism. You have to be willing to share him with his education process. When she had a strict 6: If there was a disagreement, one person was supposed to submit to the other, consult a rulebook that covered almost everything, or turn to a church leader to decide for them. I wanted so badly to marry a guy who had recently left the church. We've been dating two plus years, and we find a key is taking vacations. Think about what you want in a relationship. In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him. I will keep you posted and thanks again for your thoughtful response I really appreciate it. This blog has been so helpful.
It's called selfishness and inability to set priorities. If she was anything like me, that idea is probably foreign, radical, confusing, interesting, and inspiring to her. The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. When you work this hard, you need to play hard. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. I was an ordinary doctor until I found Medscape. And no I would not pressure them to convert but as a Latter-day Saint I would pray for them to convert as I do for many people I know and love. Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. I also found this interesting and how I found it was just on the web while typing doctors and wive's roles.
We have moved four times to 3 different states to accommodate his career, and had 3 children along the way. If yes, do you promise to not proselytize to me and let me drink a simple cup of coffee in my own home. It is almost impossible for me to hold my tears back. Doctors don't have time for anything really they are overworkedand tired all the times. We keep "waiting" for it to get easier, and every year it just doesn't. We have been married 16 years and we got married during the week off in between his first and second year of medical school. Second, in my experience mormons have been some of the kindest people I've ever had the privilege to know, and they have not lived up to the cult image you describe. That's one great thing about the internet and blogging That is exactly how I feel. The hardest thing is the feeling of being completely shut out. Why would you behave any different now.