And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. Plan on knowing their religion better than they do at all times. Their son grew up to become a temple president. Your post could have been written by me, in August. And Mormons were basically encouraged to marry other mormons. If you have tended to straddle the line between light and dark in the past, or have been a partier, expect to make some changes for this relationship, and expect certain things from your new crush. If you like your regular fix of alcohol or nicotine, then dating a Mormon probably isn't a good idea. Mormonism is not meant to be a casual part of a Mormon's life but it is meant to be the center. For the official Church websites, please visit LDS.
He can relate to me and we can relate to each other which makes us strong to begin with. He probably hates even the memory of me for getting him in that stupid church. I love this post and this perspective. In other words, eternal marriage really is worth it, I think. It is the greatest sadness of her life. And here's an excellent video on the importance of religious freedom. This one is different. We've only been dating for a short time. We would have a movie night at his apartment on a Saturday night and the next few days would be great. He wanted our kids exposed to Christianity for intellectual reasons and likes the community.
I honestly believe i need more support from him. If kids ever came into the picture though, I wouldn't want to be isolated from them psychologically or banned from walking my daughter down the aisle someday. I am so happy to have found this blog.
It is soooo hard. Be gentle with them and yourself. Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. I know a Doctor who drug his wife and 2 children across the US to begin his residency. My wife expects me to understand her situation but whiles I am willing to understand, I wish she would make some effort to etch out some quality time for us when she is not stressed out and grumpy and irritable. You've made good points about not bringing up the CES letter or anything that could be called "anti-mormon. It is tempting for Mormon girls to become lazy because they have such a high standard compared to typical girls. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. I had to lobby and cry alot so I could bring my dog up, I am not sure how that will go because dogs have hair, need to go out, and the house might get messed up.