As Joanna said, marriage takes some work no matter what, but being married to your best friend, and listening to the spirit brings great blessings. Our relationship is not perfect, not easy, but absolutely amazing. I can honestly say we have grown apart thru the years. He sealed my husband and I on our wedding day. I would show her this recent post for example: Her family will also be thinking about this and will talk to you about it when you spend time with them. I think the LDS have been vastly over-simplifying that doctrine. You see, I am the guy, and she is the established doctor dermatologist.
Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. We play doctor - then she leaves. He too goes to the vacation house a lot to take care of the property and the boat on most weekends he is not on call, and it has been something I have been made to accept. My daughter thinks it's funny that she's known her SO 4 years - not ready for marriage. I have been married to a doctor for 25 years. We planned the funeral around his work and call schedule. The scenario where she refused to watch a possibly 'anti' documentary and wanted to watch church-sanctioned material sounds like a red flag.
Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. All's well that ends well A guy named, "Lovable Luciferian" is dating a Mormon Chick. Somewhere down the road, you will find another girl who will be a much better match for you. Have those candid conversations with HIM, ponder, and listen closely for the guidance of the Holy Ghost. Lonliness is hard no matter the reason for it.
I am thinking about him pretty much all the time. My wife is living proof that they CAN be worth it. This brings me to the thorniest bit: If your wife is Mormon, your kids will be expected to be Mormon. If she doesn't care that you aren't a member now, if your relationship goes on long enough, she is going to care eventually. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that all sexual relationships outside of marriage defined as the legal union between a man and a woman are sinful. You have given me the courage to continue to protect my marriage and children.