This has all put an incredibly strain on our 2-year marriage we have been together for a total of almsot 8 years. Either way, if you have kids and you don't convert, she will divorce you and take your kids away from you and you will be shunned from her community. I have to breathe. Btw, you bringing up CES letter shit before thanksgiving will guarantee a very awkward time with the GF and probably the family for the day. But on the main page of exmormon Reddit on the side bar there is a link to a site with links to all the pages on LDS. Do you drink alcohol. I agree with what you and so many of the other replies have said: Listen with an open heart and curiosity. And it was the most miserable and lousy choice I ever made.
You should ask yourself if you want to pursue a future partner who was raised in an environment that causes drastic sexual suppression and you may never have a healthy sex life if she is your wife. Trust your instincts and your spiritual promptings. In response to your comment about being with that creative director think all relationships have problems. The first key question to as is: If the answer is yes then the relationship sounds like it's doomed. Maybe you will win. It's winter here and I figured she was layering for warmth.
But that parent-child relationship was bound to change anyways as you become an adult. Females are not expected to serve and MOST of the girls that do, only do so because they do not have a suitable read: If your GF is an attractive girl and still ended up on a mission then she is about as fanatical as they come and if she isn't already she will be slowly trying to convert you. I know a lot of Mormons who were also not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender rolesвbut I was, as were many of my peers. He's emotionally threatening me to keep his infidelities a secret. It really helped to make me feel better. I was spiritually prepared to receive the answer that I sought. This lack of inclusion within the general society makes them socially awkward, especially around men.
Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". As you can see Also, the fact that she served a mission is evidence of her dedication to the religion. I think she felt that it was important for me to understand the types of challenges in an interfaith marriage. Do you know anyone working in medicine or in the healthcare field. I don't care about the money, I have suggested him to downsize if needed for him to work less. We decided early on that having only one working parent was critical -- I am always the one that flexes to his schedule like it or notand staying home with our child enables me to do that. If all the Mormons truly were the pricks we often claim them to be, then Mormonism would be the perfect punishment for them.