I'm married an interventional cardiologist; and I wish I only knew 5 years ago before she started her fellowship what the heck I was signing up for. Can I add to this extremely old thread. So I understand how it's easy to believe nonsense when you're brainwashed from birth, and how it can be comforting to believe your life is somehow very important in the grand scale of the universe, and how you don't have to be afraid of death because you'll go on to a better place where you'll live happily ever after for eternity.
Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me. As your future self, I say this with the utmost respect and admiration: Two peas in a pod. How church discipline works. If you can love them unconditionally with how they are now, then I say go for it. RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl. Most of the time, your boyfriend will be on call or at the hospital whenever you make plans with your friends or family. It's all about timing, and you're in two different places. When those are not around or when the circumstances or the spirit indicate otherwise then prayer is more than enough. I decided that if the church taught the general principle that couples should be married in the temple and that was not possible for me if I married this girlthen I should see if my choice would be an exception to the rule. That deal with polygamy explained.
I have a better and fuller relationship with God because my own practice has been supplemented by additional observance. It MAY be true that a year in, her shelf will crack and she'll leave with him. Her brain has been wired from birth by said cult. It is important especially when you have children to make time for your partner regardless of his job. You can ask her directly, or through sources like other Mormons or reading their books. This is something I see on an everyday basis. I learned how truly very Mormon I really am, to the deepest part of my soul. Would I like to have him by my side. Many times, that is exactly what it really does feel like Yes I'am all to aware about those silly answers regarding pay and "don't worry be happy" boloney.
This means holding hands while walking around, or even kissing. Your comment is SO spot on in my experience. Our daughter is 6. What a fascinating response as always. That's all we're really saying. I'm firmly in the RUN camp.