I see a future with him but I'm not sure whether I can handle it. Over the years, it would have felt increasingly burdensome to accommodate practices that seemed to me like superstition. Reason being - he wants our relationship to be spontaneous like it was before the pre-med things really "kicked in". He also travels an inordinate amount. At the beginning of the relationship, which is not long ago, he use to carry out conversations, even while working. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. Also, love how you describe how God has our backs and we can actually act on the notion of things hoped for that are not seen instead of the quaint pseudo idea that all things are known in advance, step by step, and lead to mortal and eternal bliss.
Can I add to this extremely old thread. We have been together for almost 6 years, so I'm well aware of what I got into, but it can still be tough. She might be everything you want, but in her eyes you are not what she has been dreaming of her whole life. Did he get kicked out of the church for marrying you. She's too heavily invested in Mormonism for that. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. Can anyone suggest specific talking points from content on LDS. After our first kiss she lets me know she won't have sex with me because she's mormon and we'd need to be married first.
Congratulations on understanding that and avoiding problems. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. I love him dearly with all of my heart. Today, I actually feel like I might literally go insane. While that is the case sometimes, it Is much more of an exception than a rule.
We have been married 2 decades in a new city away from family and friends and I am this close pinches fingers to starting a local Facebook Club for people like us. I let people assume what they will. As a non-Mormon male widower Catholic contemplating marrying a devout temple recommended widow, I thank you all for the wonderful blog. We have almost daily prayers, scripture reading, and lengthy discussions about our beliefs. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey. A lot of people will tell you to run but if she is in her late 20s most Mormon guys her age are married. I let things slide often not thinking it is worth a battle. Let them explore and see the many people who love Heavenly Father and serve him with all their heart. You see, I am the guy, and she is the established doctor dermatologist.