Unfortunately, this has led to a culture of Mormon girls who are absolutely obsessed with Disney and even as adults dream of being Disney princesses. I know a Doctor who drug his wife and 2 children across the US to begin his residency. He is still in residency. To them, everyone is either TBM, hasn't learned the truth yet, or has some kind of personal failing laziness, desire to sin, allowed themself to be deceived by satan, etc. She views patriarchy as a quality of God.
That is a hard truth. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. Her brain has been wired from birth by said cult. The most damning information is in the footnotes of the essays. I completely agree, but I think the critical part is that he needs to talk to her. Top Posts Do Mormons believe people can become gods. Having said that I'm not looking to get married any time soon, so no. You can't force her to change, nor should you if you could. Stick around on this sub.
When you mix cultural groups you increase the difficulty. She was fine marrying in an LDS church instead of the temple, didn't want to convert me, and most importantly didn't try to change my beliefs or opinions. This sub is a great place to do that. I am a something male. She wants the eternal temple marriage and you will be her long term project TL;DR I considered ending my marriage of Save yourself pain by getting out before it gets harder. I just pray that we can make it through the next 3 years. If you can genuinely deconvert her then cool. So we took the kids camping. Ask her if her parents buy their underwear from a bookstore.
Have you created your Facebook Club yet. You are a good person and she can see that. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche. You should ask yourself if you want to have input on the way your children are raised. Those were difficult both in terms of terminology and in understanding what was going on medically. Unless you have those same understandings, I'm sad to say the relationship is almost certainly doomed. While I knew that she'd be busy with her studies, she did make good efforts to spend time with me at least once a week and things all seemed fine. I had many extremely hurtful things said to me, along with an intervention hosted by my married-in-the-temple-and-divorced grandmother. You arent "giving up" anything.