The scriptures say that one of the main reasons good people don't join the church is because they just haven't been introduced to it. I want to make this relationship work so bad, but I feel like he will never understand. I really felt overwhelmed with the loneliness and no support. We've been going on dates and acting somewhat "couple-ish" for a few months but haven't assigned any labels to our relationship. Are they a functioning member in society.
Several of the apostles have grown up in part member homes. I had a single mom friend who only had her kids every other week and she was treated with kid gloves. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock. When I come home, I don't necessarily want to be alone, I just need to do things that will calm or recharge me instead of things that will tire me out more. It will help to come in armed with everything I'm learning from the different perspectives on here though.
You should start raising CES letter issues with her and see how she handles it. Sadly, my ward shuns us. Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime. I haven't read every post like you probably havebut I've read a lot of them. I'll keep digging through it, but there's a lot there and I'd like some suggestions to narrow my search. My husband not only supports me going to church he encourages it because he knows that it is a part of me and makes me happy. All you have to do is be honest about your username here and you'll never see her again.
I have been with him through medical school and residency for internal medicine, which was tough, but manageable. Why prophets are awesome. How the Book of Abraham was translated from Egyptian scrolls. Then I discovered that Mormons were a welcome exception to the degeneracy that pervades American women. She might want to follow the 'virgin until marriage' part, or she may personally decide to forego following that in secret. As a parent, we hope our children will make life choices that will give them the greatest chance of happiness. Jack is right about the demographics. Listen, you are in a bad situation and it just has not come to a head yet. I have been happily married to a non-mormon for 20 years. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people.