Today was his day off and not one word from him. Because what are Mormons about. So if you are caffeine junky, be sure that you can adjust to and accept your date's beliefs before going on a date. He want to wait at least one year before he makes any decision he want to take it slow. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. Righteous love does conquer all but in some cases it takes a lot longer than we are willing to wait. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized.
They were taught that bold sincerity of purpose and a charitable attitude is what makes a man. Should one belief system or lack of one take priority and why. She's such a martyr and a great person for doing this. Good luck to both of you on working this out, and if you decide that interfaith marriage is something you can handle and your gentlemen turn out to be the right men for you, then welcome to the club. He completely flipped the switch. I grew up in a very strict Mormon home and dated only Mormon men until I met my now husband. Either you are just fun for now or she wants to change you. I would like to compliment the brave ladies for being the strong spouse and keeping the marriage moving forward. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. I just happened upon your blog I'm a doctor's wife as well - rural family medicine and I just wanted to agree with you that "have no expectations" is awesome advice.
Does your new girlfriend have eight brothers and sisters. The church can be a very cruel place for single people. Single women who are educated, regardless of religion, are also going to find similar gender imbalances among their educated peers nowadays. I say to you, decisions determine destiny. Disney gives them the fantasy where they can easily achieve a standard of perfection with low risk. Its was written in shorthand so its hard to read. I think we need to steer far away from medicine…. I know you got a zillion replies, and I have not read them.
What do you occupy your time with. If so, then step away from the internet and go look him in the eyes and take his hands and start asking him all the questions you asked me. He is truly my soulmate and I shudder to think that if I had not chosen to marry outside of the church, I would not have had this life with him. Love does a lot. Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief. But the loneliness and the hours ER shifts are taken everything I had left in me. I am a lawyer married to a surgical oncologist. She said we couldn't watch it because the lady who produced the doc was formerly a professor at BYU but has since left the church, so she wouldn't have anything good to say. I am so glad I found this blog.