What I meant was I'm wondering if it will get noticeably easier in terms of his schedule in the next few years and right after he finishes, or if it will always feel like this when it comes to being with someone in his profession. Marriage to the wrong person is extremely difficult. You'll definitely need antidepressants. When you mix cultural groups you increase the difficulty. I see a future with him but I'm not sure whether I can handle it. And can you talk about hard things together. I know, I know, this is the last thing you want to hear. And as many posters stated, it is something that needs to be seriously discussed with your potential partner.
Then she can have a chance to actually be the individual she is, and they can have an adult conversation about their future and whether or not they have one. He will not be permitted to bless the child in front of the ward, for instance, so you will have to choose to forego that ritual or find someone else to stand in for the father, which he may not be comfortable with. They might be disappointed, or overjoyed, or judgmental, or supportive.
We always went every Sunday, had family prayer and scripture reading, etc. The Church encourages you to use dating as an opportunity to show your respect not just for others, but for yourself. Will you be open to me teaching my children my athiest point of view. This is crunch time and years worth of effort are on the line for him. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion.
No one could compare to the man I married. It's been tough to always move and find a new job, friends etc I agree a support system is needed. The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. We try to make this place a little better than we found it. Through this, if you run into unforeseen issues like sold out movies or you cannot get a seat at a restaurant, you will always have a backup plan.