If you are a Catholic girl dating a Mormon guy, then it may not be an issue with his parents. Start doing little things even when you are not there. I decided not to answer his calls for some time to think. All in good time, my dear. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche. And right at that moment when I'm about to tell him this, and give him some kind of ultimatum, I hesitate. Now that I am trying to MCAT study for at least 2 hours a day the pressure to find time together is really high. Yet another reason I respect doctors so much-their emotional strength. Like you, I didn't want to stress him out by giving him some sort of ultimatum or demands. There are other occasions for humor, but these two are off the table.
By exactly how much ESPN gets watched in the course of a man-day. But his absence in the spiritual side of my life, and that of my mother, was very hard. What a fascinating response as always.
We need to get over ourselves and start loving each other how the Lord intended. Please don't take it the wrong way if he says that a few minutes on the phone is more than he can handle. To me, life is all about growthвso ask yourselfвwill I grow more staying single and focusing my life on the church, or will I grow more branching out, looking at life from different perspectives, and allowing myself to see options I have not yet considered. Don't spend money on somebody else' Wife. Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- the guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. In fact, you likely will meet a few.
Hi all, It's really interesting to read all of your experiences and how you've worked through the difficult times. Also, we haven't practiced polygamy for over years. I was definitely taking the "Tough love" approach because I've read countless times on this and other boards, how Mormons claimed that they were cool with their SO not being Mormon, and that they weren't, themselves, orthodox. I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit. Think of every possible scenario you can think of. You don't have to believe them yourself, but you need that respect in thought as well as action, and you need to frame this as your own journey because you can only change yourself.