Not one little bit. She is instructed to have children within wedlock very soon, raise these children in a Mormon home, and devote hours each week to church activities plus Sabbath observance on Sunday. I was scared to bring it up and make it seem like a demand or ultimatum, so I think I will approach him in the way you described. My husband did his best to do the same though a medical career makes it a challenge. Not sure I want to marry one and live a lonely life, I just want a life partner that can be there for me and any future children. I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. That is the million dollar question. I don't want to sound like I hate what he does but it's really difficult to be flex parents every time. You should expect that this will define your relationship with her. We have all felt it and our house seems absolutely different.
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. January 4, at 2: January 21, at 9: January 28, at March 20, at 5: May 30, at 5: June 29, at June 14, at 5: August 12, at 9: August 20, at 6: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public. I was an ordinary doctor until I found Medscape. I don't think I could let that happen. Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat. Thanks for these thoughts. Think about what you want in a relationship. As someone starting residency next year and whose father and brother went through it, and whose girlfriend is about to start it I have to say that you can't be mad at him for not sacrificing something to spend time with you - there is literally nothing else to sacrifice; residency is called residency because the doctors used to live in the hospitals, and it was akin to monks in monastery. I'm so sick of waiting around every night and weekend to see if he will have a minute for me.
Get her to explain what she believes, and how it might differ from her church. Interreligious marriages are not a new thing. Good luck and best wishes as you head back out into the dating pool. When missionaries come home, they are like top dog religious people. If you go yourself, you'll see - those people are good people. And you will be shocked. How am I certain. The thing is I didn't want to marry someone who I'd never see or spend time with.
I have to day that I totally agree!. Now, lest you look at this all and say, "sheesh, go to counseling. I intend to spend some quality time in the temple, with my bishop, and with close family and friends as I think and pray my way through this decision, but I would also value your insights into this.