I have missed the Church in some ways, and certainly the blessings of a temple marriage. And even then it will put Huge stress on it and on you for the rest of your life. I would not fear as much as she does, but that is her reality. 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. But, when you're married to a doctor, know that doctors don't sacrifice for their marriages. Having seen many examples of the disaster it becomes when a member spouse pushes, coerces, ultimatums the non-member spouse into being baptized, I have very assiduously steered clear of those methods from the start. I too feel that I am becoming a mistress to his own career.
I mentioned in another post that I am okay with us not seeing each other all the time. Can I leave him now. Would they have stayed in the church if dad was a member. Those were difficult both in terms of terminology and in understanding what was going on medically.
What's hard for us, is he doesn't understand why I gladly accept extra hours and work and community service projects, which sometimes impinge on the little time we do have to spend together. It has been closed. Please see above link for full rules. I can no longer spend more than 30 minutes in the sun. If she is as real deal as you say she is, she believes this also. The big one is that under Mormon theology both of you must be believing, fully active members to live together in the afterlife. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens.
Usually, when Mormon girls marry non-Mormon men, these women forsake their religion and revert to ordinary American woman. I got married to a Mormon woman. And we are not bloody married yet. I do wonder if you ask this blog just to get supporting advice. They require a healthy dose of flexibility, nontraditional expectations, and teamwork You aren't always gonna have a Christmas etc I can understand it would be hard to understand the cues you are getting if you have no basis for that lifestyle, but really think it over. Ask Mormon Girl is the blog of author Joanna Brooks. So it is going to be over anyway. But I also know that He loves us so much that He would never take away our ability to choose for ourselves. If only I knew. I decided to do the mormon thing and just not think about it too much right now.