I'm a nevermo, but I married a then TBM girl, so maybe my perspective will be of help to you. Patriarchal leadership is something that most women in the world valued until recently, but it is still a chief value with Mormons. I hear you, I need my down time to decompress and watch stuff on the Internet, haha. For every lesson and sermon preached about loving everyone, there are one or two lessons on avoiding outsiders because they will destroy your eternity.
We are not judged only for what we do but why we do it. Cold approaches on Mormon girls are challenging. Love and support them just as you would if your husband was a carpenter. And what you're saying about having a great night and then an amazing few days after before he disappears and you feel like shit again I also hate that he doesn't text me until he is ready to make plans again, although I did ask him to text me more often and he has gotten a little better about it. But, when you're married to a doctor, know that doctors don't sacrifice for their marriages. Pants-to-Church Sunday left me a bit bruised. What goes on in those sacred temples. It certainly isn't easy.
If you and she are not sealed, your children won't be sealed to either of you. Anyway, I am not sure what the future holds for us, but it was nice to find your blog and see other couples dealing with the same challenges. Females are not expected to serve and MOST of the girls that do, only do so because they do not have a suitable read: If your GF is an attractive girl and still ended up on a mission then she is about as fanatical as they come and if she isn't already she will be slowly trying to convert you. Good Questions to Ask Someone. I'm not afraid of long distance, nor am I afraid of moving to follow him for med school, residency, fellowship etc. We should all remember this is a human being, and she has a brain. Ultimately we broke up.
That is the shit storm on the road ahead of you. Inthe same year she moved cross-country again. You can even spice it up with a little "desperate housewives lifestyle". Marrying a non-Mormon is not something you do it is something that happens. The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. Marriage is serious business and we are in it together despite our spouses shortcomings. I love my former Mormon friends and family, but a relationship requires devotion and trust and understanding. You will be able to best gauge where her beliefs stand in regards to the church if you listen to how she describes her mission. I'll tell her that we are strictly friends for now on.